Standards & Practices editor @ NPR.

How Did Strom Thurmond Last Through His 24-Hour Filibuster?

npr.org — In 1957, Sen. Strom Thurmond prepared for his filibuster against civil rights legislation with steam baths - to become dehydrated so he wouldn't need a bathroom break. He got at least one chance to relieve himself, however. This week, Sen. Rand Paul gave up when nature's call became too urgent.

There's A Sad Reason 'Migrants,' Not 'Immigrants,' Is The Word Being Used

wlrn.org — As NPR and other news outlets report about the hundreds of people killed this month when the ship they were on went down off the Libyan coast, the stories are referring to those who died as "migrants." There's a case to be made that the word "refugees" also applies.

There's A Sad Reason 'Migrants,' Not 'Immigrants,' Is The Word Being Used

wvpublic.org — As NPR and other news outlets report about the hundreds of people killed this month when the ship they were on went down off the Libyan coast, the stories are referring to those who died as "migrants." There's a case to be made that the word "refugees" also applies.

There's A Sad Reason 'Migrants,' Not 'Immigrants,' Is The Word Being Used

wabe.org — As NPR and other news outlets report about the hundreds of people killed this month when the ship they were on went down off the Libyan coast, the stories are referring to those who died as "migrants." There's a case to be made that the word "refugees" also applies.

There's A Sad Reason 'Migrants,' Not 'Immigrants,' Is The Word Being Used

kcur.org — As NPR and other news outlets report about the hundreds of people killed this month when the ship they were on went down off the Libyan coast, the stories are referring to those who died as "migrants." There's a case to be made that the word "refugees" also applies.

There's A Sad Reason 'Migrants,' Not 'Immigrants,' Is The Word Being Used

kalw.org — As NPR and other news outlets report about the hundreds of people killed this month when the ship they were on went down off the Libyan coast, the stories are referring to those who died as "migrants." There's a case to be made that the word "refugees" also applies.

There's A Sad Reason 'Migrants,' Not 'Immigrants,' Is The Word Being Used

news.stlpublicradio.org — As NPR and other news outlets report about the hundreds of people killed this month when the ship they were on went down off the Libyan coast, the stories are referring to those who died as "migrants." There's a case to be made that the word "refugees" also applies.

There's A Sad Reason 'Migrants,' Not 'Immigrants,' Is The Word Being Used

npr.org — As NPR and other news outlets report about the hundreds of people killed this month when the ship they were on went down off the Libyan coast, the stories are referring to those who died as "migrants." There's a case to be made that the word "refugees" also applies.

There's A Sad Reason 'Migrants,' Not 'Immigrants,' Is The Word Being Used

wnyc.org — As NPR and other news outlets report about the hundreds of people killed this month when the ship they were on went down off the Libyan coast, the stories are referring to those who died as "migrants." There's a case to be made that the word "refugees" also applies.

Germanwings Crash: 'Suicide' Doesn't Seem To Tell The Story

npr.org — As NPR reports about the crash of a Germanwings passenger jet and the deaths of all 150 people on board, one of the words editors are weighing carefully is "suicide." Investigators have said they believe co-pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately flew the plane into a mountain in the French Alps.
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May 28, 2015

@eabrewster Do you have a few minutes to talk today about the "new" words? Not for broadcast. I just have some questions.

May 27, 2015

RT @APStylebook: Avoid the term preheat in cooking and use heat instead: Heat the oven to 350 F. #APStyleChat

May 27, 2015

RT @APStylebook: Use animal welfare activist instead of animal rights activist. #APStyleChat

May 27, 2015

RT @APStylebook: Use ride-hailing services for Uber and Lyft - or ride-booking services. Do not use ride-sharing. #APStyleChat

May 27, 2015

RT @APStylebook: A new entry covers suicide in news reports - "committed suicide" should be avoided except in direct quotes from authorities. #APStyleChat

May 27, 2015

RT @GrouchEditor: I can tell a lot about a writer by the condition of their AP Stylebook. Extra points for blood stains. #APStyleChat #AskEditor

May 27, 2015

Samantha Power calls on UN to protect journalists in conflict zones as Russia portrays itself as victim | Poynter. poynter.org/news/mediawire…

May 26, 2015

The Two-Way's coverage: 'Iranian Court Begins Espionage Trial Of 'Washington Post' Reporter' n.pr/1Q8k4rb

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