It’s internet not Internet says the AP

How do you spell the word ‘Internet’ when you write it? With a capital ‘I’ as I’ve written just now? Or all in lowercase form, ie, ‘internet’? It’s a question the Associated Press (AP) is addressing and, partly reflecting usage change in recent years,  will make a change to its rule on this word in the next edition of its Style Book, that bible of American English grammer and usage especially by the mainstream media. From June 1, 2016, the…

Weighing up the worth of sharing AP content or not

A news item on Techmeme caught my eye, so I clicked to read it. “Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website,” the headline said, linking to a report by the Associated Press about a lawsuit against Oracle filed by the US state of Oregon alleging some pretty serious malfeasance on Oracle’s part over a health care website. It’s the kind of business story that interests me, and one I tend to share on Twitter as some of my community…

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