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AP’s top editor: Media must call out facts

, by Lauren Easton

At the International Broadcasting Convention conference in Amsterdam on Thursday, Executive Editor Sally Buzbee commented on current challenges faced by news organizations – from fake news to fighting for access – and the role of artificial intelligence in reporting.

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Posted in Behind the News

AP style on 'Dreamers'

, by John Daniszewski

With the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in the news, members of the public, TV commentators and politicians are commonly referring to the program’s beneficiaries as “Dreamers.”

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A closer look at 'Trump Country'

, by Lauren Easton

A team of AP journalists is returning to communities that flipped from blue to red in the 2016 U.S. presidential election to see if President Donald Trump is doing what they had hoped.

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What to know about ‘Not Real News’

, by Lauren Easton

As part of our ongoing efforts to fact-check claims in suspected false news stories, AP has been publishing weekly roundups of some of the most popular untrue headlines of the week, debunking them and making clear the facts.

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How to describe extremists who rallied in Charlottesville

, by John Daniszewski

UPDATED Aug. 16: We are adding “anti-Semitism” to the definition of “alt-right”; noting that the antifa movement that has been recently in the news actually has antecedents back to the 1930s; and adding some guidance on spelling and punctuation on the recently coined term “alt-left.” The post below includes these updates.

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