One giant step towards a plain language standard

June 2019 The International Plain Language Federation’s efforts to establish an international, multi-language, plain language standard took one giant step forward in Ottawa, Canada during the week of June 23, 2019. There, a proposal for a plain language standard was...
Join us at the upcoming PLAIN2019 conference in Oslo!

Join us at the upcoming PLAIN2019 conference in Oslo!

Each year one of our membership organisations holds a conference where the world leaders of plain language and clear communications can be found sharing the latest research and developments in the industry.This year’s conference is run by PLAIN and will be held...
A pioneer in the plain language movement: Ginny Redish

A pioneer in the plain language movement: Ginny Redish

Janice (Ginny) Redish is a specialist in plain language, writing for the web, and user experience research and design. She’s a linguist by training, and she’s always been interested in clarity and communication. She’s passionate about language and content, as well as...
Introducing Annetta Cheek

Introducing Annetta Cheek

People have a right to plain language —Annetta Cheek. Annetta is an anthropologist by training and she has a PhD from the University of Arizona. She worked for the US Government from 1980 until early 2007. Most of her Federal career focused on writing and implementing...