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AP What? – Tips and Tricks to conquer AP Style

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AP What? – Tips and Tricks to conquer AP Style

For most people, this may be the first time you’re hearing of such a thing as AP style. Not to be confused with other, more popular, styles such as APA or MLA, AP is unique to the journalism and PR fields. It makes sure we’re all literally speaking the same language in the fast paced news world. A press release for immediate distribution won’t slow anybody down and can be immediately sent without adjusting grammar and other common word formatting. However with an uncommon writing style comes many issues professionals see every day. If you’re looking to sharpen up your writing skills, here are some common mistakes.   Titles Formal titles are capitalized only when they are placed before an individual’s name. Ex: Mayor John Smith led...

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