RAGAN WEBINAR

The AP Stylebook Webinar:

A seasoned journalist’s guide to better writing and communicating

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
2–3:30 p.m. Eastern time

AP style is not set it and forget it. You don’t learn it once like arithmetic in elementary school. It evolves as language changes, and gains new words and phrases as they appear in news. For example, the edition due out May 27 will include entries on the coronavirus and COVID-19.

What better way to get up to speed on what’s new in AP style than joining a webinar led by the editor herself? Gather your team and join this can’t-miss webinar featuring Paula Froke, lead editor of the AP Stylebook, as she updates us on the style changes in the latest edition of the AP Stylebook.

You’ll discover:

  • What’s in the COVID-19 topical guide.
  • New guidance on climate change and global warming.
  • Revised guidance on gun terms, including semi-automatic rifle, assault rifle and assault weapon.
  • Lifting the ban on the commonly used term preheat to refer to heating an oven to a specific temperature before cooking.
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AGENDA
2–3:30 p.m. Eastern time

The AP Stylebook Webinar

Language is constantly evolving, and AP style evolves with it.

Join this webinar to hear what will appear in the new edition of the AP Stylebook, now at the printer, and gain insights from the Stylebook editor herself, Paula Froke, into how and why changes are made.

Some of these changes include:

  • New guidance on climate change and global warming.
  • Revised guidance on gun terms, including semi-automatic rifle, assault rifle and assault weapon.
  • A new entry that advises older adult(s) or older person/people are preferred terms over senior citizens, seniors or elderly as a general term.
  • An entry on use of homeless and homelessness.
  • Allowing the use of the plus symbol when it is pronounced as part of a company, brand or event name.
  • Lifting the ban on the commonly used term preheat to refer to heating an oven to a specific temperature before cooking.
Paula Froke, Editor, The AP Stylebook, Associated Press

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Editor, The AP Stylebook
Associated Press
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Ragan Communications
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Reasons to sign up for this webinar

  • Register for this event and receive a digital copy of the COVID-19 topical guide.
  • You’ll listen to and interact with the AP Stylebook editor
  • You’ll receive all presentations and handouts.
  • You’ll get access to an on-demand recording of the event for six months.
  • You’re guaranteed extensive, how-to instruction that you can use immediately.
  • You can attend this immersive session without leaving your desk.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

You should attend if you spend at least a quarter of your time in any of these area:

Brand journalism • Content marketing • Crisis communications • Executive communication • Public relations • Social media • Storytelling • Writing and editing • Corporate social responsibility • Diversity and inclusion • Marketing • Community relations

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