Associated Press Stylebook entries
A- consonant sound
An- vowel sound
Abbreviations- used BEFORE a FULL name- Dr. Gov. Lt. Mr. Mrs. Rep. Sen.
AFTER a name- abbreviate jr. and sr. after a name and when used after a
name (comp. corp. inc. ltd.
Quiz #3- C
Canon- law or rules, particularly in church or musical composition
Capitalization- Proper nouns, entity, proper name, not in plural, popular names,
derivatives, compositions, t
Quiz #5 E & F
Either- use for one or the other, not both (NOT there were lions on either side of the door)
Either/or & neither/nor Elderly- only use for generic phrases- use carefully/sparingly
AP Style Quiz #2
13, Sept. 2016
When they are used, capitalize them.
Brand names normally should be used only if they are essential to a story.
Sometimes, however, the use of a brand name may not be essential but is acceptable because it
Chapter 4 - Lecture
You're asking someone to give you some time for free. To help
you. So be nice. Be smart.
Before the Interview
News story/profile/investigative - all have different approaches
Requesting an intervi
Chapter 2 - The Changing Media Landscape
News Consumption in the Age of Mobile Devices
46 percent of Americans prefer mobile - 2012
12-34 yr olds - 68%
Increasing News Audiences
Fewer people read physical newspapers, but more people are visiting
Chapter 1 - Lecture
Where do we get news?
News from Facebook and Twitter
Aggregator - Google/Huffington Post
Convergence in Journalism
Convergence - coming together of everything
There is very little original reporting - only 5% in blogs
What news is