Proofreading Tips: Numbers in AP Style

5 days ago / by Jude Marriott Haresign
Proofreading Tips: Numbers in AP Style
Created by journalists to help standardize public-facing writing in 1953, The AP Stylebook is still one of the most commonly used American English style guides around. As a proofreader, you’ll often need to check the formatting of numbers when working with a client who writes in AP…
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Proofreading Tips: State Abbreviations in AP Style

4 weeks ago / by Jude Marriott Haresign
Proofreading Tips: State Abbreviations in AP Style
The Associated Press is a popular style guide for public-facing corporate communication. Proofreaders will most likely encounter it while working with journalists or PR specialists in the US. And the AP Stylebook has some pretty specific rules for abbreviations, including state abbreviations. As a proofreader, then, you should be on…
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Proofreading Tips: Abbreviations in AP Style

3 months ago / by Jude Marriott Haresign
Proofreading Tips: Abbreviations in AP Style
AP style is commonly used by journalists, marketers, and PR specialists, whose writing often includes abbreviations. So, if you’re proofreading a document that uses AP style, you'll need to know how abbreviations, acronyms, and initialisms should be presented. With that in mind, then, this guide covers how abbreviations should be…
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A Proofreader’s Guide to Dates in AP Style

4 months ago / by Chrissy Derbyshire
A Proofreader’s Guide to Dates in AP Style
The Associated Press Stylebook is the go-to style guide for many writers, news outlets, and businesses. And if your clients use AP style, you’ll need to know how it works. With that in mind, here we’ll look at what proofreaders should know about dates in AP style, including: The basic…
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