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    the Reporters Without Borders(') report

    Hi,

    Please which one is correct?


    the Reporters Without Borders' report

    or

    the Reporters Without Borders report


    Thanks.

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    Re: the Reporters Without Borders(') report

    Don't use the apostrophe. It's not "the report belonging to Reporters Without Borders", it's "the report written by Reporters Without Borders".

    It's the same as, for example, "The Mitchell Report" (there are actually two investigatory reports by this name) - we wouldn't refer to it as "the Mitchell's Report".

    Note that this rule does not always apply. We would say, for example, "Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet" but we would not precede it with an article. We would, however, say "... the Shakespeare play, Romeo and Juliet". Here, "the Shakespeare play" functions the same way as "the Reporters without Borders Report".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: the Reporters Without Borders(') report

    So, it is "sentence meaning" not "sentence's meaning" because "it is the meaning expressed by the sentence" not "the meaning of sentence"

    Am I right?

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    Re: the Reporters Without Borders(') report

    We would be unlikely to say either "sentence meaning" or "sentence's meaning". We usually say "the meaning of the sentence".
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