The good people at Copyediting recently asked me to occasionally write posts for the site. I’m honored to participate.
My first post there is about the word “reform.” I often see it used too loosely in news stories about legislation and politics.
In its most recent edition, the AP Stylebook encouraged journalists to consider “whether a more neutral term is better.” It’s good advice.
You can read my full post at Copyediting.com. Thanks to Laura Poole, the site’s co-owner and director of training, for the opportunity.