The Associated Press Pro Journalist Cheat Sheat
Through a confidential informant, I've gotten access to an Associated Press cheat sheet. It provides their highly trained, professional journalists with crucial guidance on describing people and events. I reprint it here in its entirety. Don't thank me... it's for the all the budding journalists in the audience.
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Your handy guide to being a pro journalist for the AP: it's cookie-cutter simple!
"populist venezuelan leader"
"ailing Cuban leader"
"wise, beltway veteran"
"distinguished, former president"
"Middle East foreign policy expert"
"unjustly detained AP photographer"
Oven-fresh good readin', just like Mama used to make:
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Hugh Hewitt: "Iran is a true menace"
Nuke Gingrich: Blair ditches multi-cultural experiment
OTB: Beltway Traffic Jam
Rick Moran: Democrats hanging tough in Lebanon
STACLU: Weekend free-for-all
Wizbang: Weekend caption contest
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