The Press: A. P. Orders

"Avoid writing a story in a way to give factitious interest to something which, while true, is relatively unimportant. All 'golddiggers' who break into the news are not 'former members of the Follies'; a man with a couple of hundred dollars on his person is not necessarily 'reputed to be wealthy'; . . . an automobile used either in the perpetration of a crime or in the pursuit of the criminal is not always a 'high-powered car.' "

"Avoid the word 'Romanism' when 'Catholicism' is intended. . . ."

"Any non-white is 'colored.' If an...

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