AP Stylebook, 57th Edition

The spiral-bound Associated Press Stylebook, 57th Edition, includes new chapters on artificial intelligence and criminal justice, plus a detailed checklist for self-editing.

The Stylebook’s chapters are:

  • Punctuation
  • Inclusive Storytelling
  • Health and Science
  • Polls and Surveys
  • Business
  • Technology
  • Digital Journalism
  • Social Media Reporting
  • Data Journalism
  • Religion
  • Sports
  • AP Statement of News Values and Principles
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Criminal Justice

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The AP Stylebook is widely used as a writing and editing reference in newsrooms, classrooms and corporate offices worldwide.

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AP Stylebook, 57th Edition

The AP Stylebook, 57th Edition, reflects updates from AP Stylebook Online since 2022 and new entries premiering in this book. Highlights include:
  • New chapters on criminal justice and artificial intelligence
  • A revised section on using social media for reporting, and restructured guidance on technology terms
  • Expanded guidance on climate change and the climate crisis
  • New philanthropy terms including nonprofit vs. not-for-profit, GivingTuesday, LYBUNT and crowdfunding
  • A detailed checklist for self-editing

When you buy the spiral-bound AP Stylebook from us, you can receive our update emails when the Stylebook's editors add or revise entries on AP Stylebook Online.

The classic spiral-bound Stylebook lies flat on your desk, making it easy for you to refer to an entry as you write or edit.

The print AP Stylebook includes an extensive index to help you find the guidance you need more quickly and easily.
  • ISBN: 978-0-917360-71-8
  • Page count: 524
  • Binding: Spiral-bound
  • Cost: $34.95; $27.95 for AP members and college bookstores
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Past president of ACES: The Society for Editing (2022-2024)

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Lisa McLendon
Professor, University of Kansas School of Journalism and Mass Communications


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