The biggest company and largest employer in the world is known by two slightly different names. And that’s unquestionably confusing. The Star conforms to The Associated Press’ call — except when it doesn’t, as in the example sent to me by one sharp-eyed reader.
Today’s lead story in the print edition (not on the website in the same form) is about the House’s passing a $1.1 trillion spending package late last night. An emailer had a question about a term in it:
An organization identified by the Better Business Bureau as the Associated Publishers Network has been mailing fake invoices. Don’t be fooled if you receive one of their bills with an out-of-state address.
While I always convey the compliments I receive to the relevant journalists internally, I don’t often use space here for that purpose. In this case, though, it’s so ubiquitous that it deserves a public audience.