Okay, so that’s the style (editorial)

By John Hobel
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/07/2001

Compared to weighty issues of journalism ethics, deciphering government doublespeak or stick-handling around unnecessarily obstructive PR departments, a publication’s writers’ style can seem of minor importance. Thus, many readers may be surprised at the amount of time journalists will spend on style issues — at Canadian HR Reporter many late production nights will include heated arguments about whether or not to put hyphens in “defined benefit pension plan” or “change management initiative.”

For the most part, CHRR uses the

Canadian Press (CP) Stylebook