AP Bans 'Ethnic Cleansing,' 'Homophobia' From Stylebook

'Anti-gay' is more accurate, editor says

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 28, 2012 12:03 AM CST

(Newser) – The AP has axed terms including "homophobia," "Islamophobia," and "ethnic cleansing" from its widely followed stylebook. "Ethnic cleansing is a euphemism for pretty violent activities, a phobia is a psychiatric or medical term for a severe mental disorder,"...   Read full story »


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