AP debuts Spanish-language Stylebook
Nov. 19, 2012
NEW YORK -- A new Spanish-language Stylebook from The Associated Press goes on sale today. The web-based book is for universal use by publishers, broadcasters and readers from all Spanish-speaking countries, with an emphasis on Latin America and the United States.
To mark the release of Manual de Estilo Online de la AP, a panel discussion about Spanish writing style will take place tonight at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, 2950 Broadway (at 116th Street), in Manhattan.
The event features as panelists: Isaac Lee, president of news for Univision Communications Inc.; Edward Schumacher-Matos, ombudsman for NPR and founder of Rumbo Newspapers/Meximerica Media, a chain of four Spanish-language dailies in Texas; Sigal Ratner-Arias, entertainment editor, AP Spanish Service, and Tom Kent, AP’s deputy managing editor for standards and production.
Serving as moderator will be Alejandro Manrique, AP deputy editor for Latin America and director of the AP Spanish Service.
The event will also be streamed live on the journalism school’s website at: http://bit.ly/W8kQbQ.
For details about the new manual, see the AP press release (Traducción al español): http://bit.ly/UjW3zO.
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