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Being ‘assertive in defense of journalism’

, by Lauren Easton

“If fact-based journalism is under assault from many quarters, we need to come out from a defensive crouch, and be proactive in talking about the work, how we serve the public interest, and to be transparent about how we go about it,” AP Vice President and Editor at Large for Standards John Daniszewski told the International Press Institute Friday afternoon.

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Using 360 video to bring viewers closer to Harvey, Irma

, by Lauren Easton

When back-to-back hurricanes hit Texas and Florida causing widespread destruction, AP supplemented its comprehensive text, photo and video coverage of the storms with 360-degree video of the aftermath.

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After Maria, ‘heart-wrenching’ all-formats coverage

, by Lauren Easton

More than a week after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, AP journalists on the ground continue to tell the stories of people who are struggling with the overwhelming devastation.

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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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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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