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AP Playbook

Finally, coverage plans across your organization are available to your entire team in one shared location. AP Playbook gives you a single place to manage your newsroom activity — from monitoring assignments to tracking costs — to help prioritize coverage and increase output across any channel.

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AP Stylebook

You’ll always be in style with The Associated Press Stylebook – the definitive resource for writers. Choose the version that’s right for you, whether online, in print or even an extension for word processors and internet browsers.

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AP Planner

Stay ahead of upcoming newsworthy events with AP Planner, which contains a calendar of more than 100,000 future events spread across 100 categories. See as many — or as few — as you need, including political schedules, financial and economic announcements, trade and consumer conferences, award ceremonies, holidays and more.

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Metadata tagging

Apply our news taxonomy to your content to receive valuable metadata for tracking, analysis and automated workflows that help you collaborate internationally and engage your audiences.

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Are you in style?

The 55th edition of the AP Stylebook includes more than 200 new or revised entries, with chapters covering data journalism, business, religion and sports terms, as well as media law, news values, punctuation, social media, polls and surveys, plus a new chapter on digital security for journalists.

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