It’s the end of another era for communicators nationwide: The Associated Press has announced revisions for its 2016 Stylebook.
The “definitive resource for journalists, and a must-have reference for writers, editors, students and professionals” is putting a decades-long debate to rest with one seemingly simple shift:
— AP Stylebook (@APStylebook) April 2, 2016
Associated Press editors made this change—and several others—known in their review of the 2016 Stylebook at the ACES conference this past weekend.
Editors, reporters and PR pros tweeted their reactions to Saturday’s announcement. Here’s a sampling of the mixed bag of responses:
“But the youngs don’t capitalize ‘Internet.’ “
” The youngs don’t capitalize ‘Kansas City.’ “