You cannot prove someone is a lady. Here’s how you write around those courtesy titles.
Addresses are such a frequent part of writing that it’s important you quickly learn how to use them properly. Here is a summary of the AP Style rules for writing addresses.
There’s a good reason we don’t use the word “elderly” in news. I explain it here.
Here are a few election-related AP Style tips to help journalists cover today’s election results.
Daylight saving time is the correct usage, according to Associated Press style. It also is lowercase on all references.
Do you know when to use flyer or flier? Learn how to use the words correctly.
Do you know someone who can’t spell without spell checker? What about someone who can’t do basic math without a calculator? I fear the new AP StyleGuard will result in media writers with this same level of ignorance about the AP Stylebook. What do you think? Do you see merit in the AP StyleGuard? Will you use it in your newsroom?