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  • The AP Stylebook of Galileo, Pedophiles, and Galileo

    05/30/2014 3:54:57 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 2 replies
    NCRegister ^ | May 29, 2014 | Simcha Fisher
    I haven't seen the [AP Stylebook's] new religion chapter, but I have seen how the press generally reports on Catholicism -- and it seems like there are already some agreed-upon guidelines. For instance: Catholics in the news. If an actor, a football player, a CEO, or any other reasonably decent, successful or attractive person is a practicing Catholic, that is never relevant, and any reference to receiving the sacraments or belief in God must be edited out for clarity and brevity. However, if the story is about a transvestite stripper, a comedian who draws heavily on the comedic value of...
  • FR Posting Style Book - format for replying (We seem to be slipping)

    04/09/2005 11:51:09 AM PDT · by BJungNan · 323 replies · 5,345+ views
    Me, Myself and BJungNan | April 9, 2005 | BJungNan
    Lately there seems to be some slippage of what has been for years the common style for replying to posts. In the interest of FR Stylebook maintenance, here is what has been proper style on replying to comments in a thread. The common form for replies is as follows: 1. Quote the person you are replying to with italics (if you are replying to someone specifically and what they said). 2. Seperate with a paragraph mark. 3. Show your reply in regular text Example:Even after five years (or so) of reading FR, I still find myself amazed at the quality...