Writing • AP Stylebook • Editing • Internal Communications • PR
The Associated Press Stylebook has long been an authority on grammar, spelling, punctuation and more for writers and editors. In recent years, the Stylebook’s editors have taken a broader approach to the kinds of issues writers and editors encounter, offering guidance on complicated, evolving questions like how to write about race, gender, disabilities and more.
Join us on June 29 to learn what’s new in AP style from Paula Froke, editor of the AP Stylebook, as she explains both the ‘what’ and the ‘why’ of style changes. This webinar will cover both the big-picture issues and the specific details you need to write and edit better.
Plus, you’ll learn about:
- The Stylebook’s new inclusive storytelling chapter – what’s in it and why it’s important
- Expanded guidance for writing about people with disabilities
- Gender terms and the inclusion of they/them/their as a singular pronoun
- Expanded race-related guidance, including terms related to Native Americans and Arab Americans
- And much more!
Top reasons to attend this webinar
- You’ll learn directly from the AP Stylebook editor
- You’re guaranteed extensive, how-to instruction that you can use immediately
- You can attend this immersive session without leaving your desk, wherever that is these days
- You’ll receive all the slides and handouts
Editor, The AP Stylebook—Associated Press
Paula Froke is editor of The Associated Press Stylebook and a manager on the AP’s Nerve Center. She started her 35-plus years with the AP as a Dow Jones News Fund intern on the AP's main editing desk in New York. Her AP career has included jobs as news editor in Minnesota and Michigan; deputy national editor at headquarters; assistant managing editor/nights on the Nerve Center; AP embedded editor at MSN News; and executive director of Associated Press Media Editors.
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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
You should attend if you spend at least a quarter of your time in any of these areas:
Brand Journalism • Content Marketing • Crisis Communications • Executive Communications • Public Relations • Social Media • Storytelling • Writing and Editing • Corporate Social Responsibility • Diversity and Inclusion • Marketing • Community Relations
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