Foreword -- What's new -- Key to stylebook entries -- Stylebook -- Broadcast guidelines -- Business guidelines -- Data journalism -- Fashion guidelines -- Food guidelines -- Religion guidelines -- Sports guidelines -- Punctuation guide -- Briefing on media law -- AP statement of news values and principles -- AP social media guidelines -- Editing marks -- Bibliography -- About the AP -- Index. Updated regularly since its initial publication in 1953, the AP Stylebook is a must-have reference for writers, editors, students and professionals. It provides fundamental guidelines for spelling, language, punctuation, usage and journalistic style. It is the definitive resource for journalists. Fully revised and updated, this 2017 edition contains more than 3,000 A to Z entries -- including more than 200 new ones -- detailing the AP's rules on grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, abbreviation, and word and numeral usage. and a comprehensive index. The AP Stylebook is a writing and editing reference in newsrooms, classrooms and corporate offices worldwide. - Publisher.