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The Global Press Style Guide

The Global Press Style Guide is a living document that establishes rules for referring to the people and places around the world where Global Press Journal reporters work. Each entry is crafted with the assistance of Global Press Journal reporters and editors, who live and work in the communities they cover.



Animism should be capitalized, because it is a specific religious system.

Do not use Animism as a catchall word to describe paganism, Voodoo or other belief systems.


Precise references promote reader clarity and source dignity.