2007 AP Stylebook: Hip-Hop In, Serbia-Montenegro Out

hip_hop_ap_061207.jpgThe 2007 AP Stylebook was unveiled yesterday and, we’re happy to say, “BlackBerry” finally merits its own entry. Editor & Publisher were kind enough to summarize the changes made to this year’s Stylebook:

IN:

  • African Union
  • airstrike
  • BlackBerry
  • Boogie
  • carry-on
  • Chennai
  • farmers market
  • female
  • GPS
  • headlines
  • hip-hop
  • homebuyer
  • homeowner
  • intefadah
  • Islamic holy days
  • Katmandu
  • mentally retarded
  • merger (Business)
  • Mumbai
  • Swift boat.

Changes and updates include: Baha’i, daylight saving time and editor-in-chief (that’s how mediabistro.com’s been doing it all along, thank you very much.)

OUT:

  • husband
  • widower
  • Internet Search Tips
  • Laundromat
  • pupil, student
  • Serbia-Montenegro
  • U.S. Court of Military Appeals
  • Woman’s Christian Temperance Union.

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