All writers, regardless of their audience, can benefit from knowing AP style.
For writers who dare delve into the realm of political writing, there can be a tough learning curve when it comes to correctly conveying official titles, party affiliations and legal terms.
In response to written coverage of President Barack Obama’s final SOTU address—and with with an eye to this year’s election—here are a few items to note regarding political terminology, per the editors of the AP Stylebook:
Setting the scene
— Victoria Camron (@VCamron_writer) January 11, 2016