Posted in Products and Services

Putting the facts on blockchain

, by Lauren Easton

Today AP announced it will work with Chainlink to help bring economic, sports and race call data onto blockchains, the decentralized computer networks for recording information in an unalterable way.

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Posted in Announcements

Doubling down on journalist safety

, by Patrick Maks

Executive Editor Julie Pace today announced that Ian Phillips, vice president for international news, will take on a new assignment focused on journalist safety.

Here is her memo to staff:

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Posted in Behind the News

Celebrating courage in the name of fallen AP photographer

, by Patrick Maks

The 2021 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, named for the Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer who was killed in 2014 reporting in Afghanistan, has been awarded to Fatima Shbair, a Palestinian freelance photojournalist based in Gaza City.

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New roles on senior News leadership team

, by Lauren Easton

AP Executive Editor Julie Pace today announced several senior leadership appointments in a memo to global news staff:

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Posted in Announcements

AP launches AI readiness survey for local newsrooms

, by Lauren Easton

This week AP started surveying local news outlets in the U.S. to assess their readiness to adopt technologies that use artificial intelligence, a first step in the news agency’s two-year commitment to help local newsrooms expand their use of AI tools.

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