Proper Format for Titles of Politicians, Academic Degrees, Numerals and Time for print and online media


Proper Format for Titles of Politicians, Academic Degrees, Numerals and Time for print and online media

Journalists writing for print and online media publications should adhere to the AP (Associated Press) Stylebook for proper format when writing the titles of politicians, listing academic degrees, writing numerals and addressing time. Most of the major newspapers and magazines, whether in print or online, follow the guidelines set by the AP Stylebook. You can find some specific examples for followers of the AP Stylebook at the following sites: [http://www.usatoday.com/ USA Today] , [http://www.washingtonpost.com The Washington Post] , [http://www.americantriumphjournal.com The American Triumph Journal] , [http://www.time.com/time Time magazine] , [http://www.hellomagazine.com/ Hello magazine] and [http://www.keralanext.com/ Keralanext.com] .

Titles of Politicians:

Example from, The Washington Post-- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., arrives...Example from, USA Today-- Gov. Tim Kaine's administration on Thursday...Example from, The American Triumph Journal-- Sen. Joseph Biden, D-Del., famously called...Example from, Time magazine-- his global pandemic," said Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., a leader on the issue.

Academic Degrees:

See the AP Stylebook.

Numerals

Example from, Keralanext.com-- Among all the products used, 64.2 percent contained...Example from, The American Triumph Journal-- stated that out of the 671,800 new businesses that opened...Example from, Hello magazine-- grossed $65 million in the US...Example from, Time magazine-- now plans to sell 2.44 million vehicles... , maximum sustained winds near 50 mph with higher gusts at 2 a.m. EDT Monday... and High Court voted 5-2 to uphold...

Time

Example from, Time magazine-- begin work at 9:30 a.m.

"**Note"

The AP Stylebook is a journalist guide for more than time, numerals, academic degrees and titles for politicians. It contains much more including how to properly write a company's name, and how to write trademarks.

You can buy an AP Stylebook online at [http://www.http://www.apstylebook.com/ The Associated Press Style Book, Online Edition] , or you can check out the newspapers and magazines that use them like the ones before mentioned.

"'Sources:"'http://www.boston.com/news/education/higher/articles/2008/07/17/va_state_revenues_barely_finishes_in_the_black/ http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/photo/2008/08/05/PH2008080502707.htmlhttp://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1826471,00.htmlhttp://www.americantriumphjournal.com/BarackObama.htmlhttp://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/07/30/AR2008073001559.htmlhttp://www.hellomagazine.com/profiles/lady-gabriella-windsor/http://www.hellomagazine.com/profiles/willsmith/http://www.americantriumphjournal.com/ToddEaster.htmlhttp://www.time.com/time/searchresults/?N=0&Ntk=NoBody&Nty=1&Nr=OR(p_record_type%3AArticle%2Cp_record_type%3Ablog%2Cp_record_type%3AOther)&Ntt=2+tohttp://www.hellomagazine.com/royalty/2002/06/04/carriageride/http://www.wwu.edu/journalism/syllabi/207labmanual.htm


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