Posted in Industry Insights

Calling on governments to create ‘a culture of safety for journalism’

, by Paul Colford

A UNESCO conference in Paris sought to attract decision makers of news organizations so they could share good practices on the safety of journalists and “more proactively highlight the issue of journalist safety.”

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Posted in Behind the News

Reporter persists through legal labyrinth to produce ‘affluenza’ family portrait

, by Paul Colford

A staff memo by Vice President-U.S. News Brian Carovillano describes the obstacles that an investigative reporter overcame to produce “a document-driven, explanatory piece that added key context to a story that had been a focus of saturation coverage”:

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Posted in Behind the News

AP calls Iowa Democratic caucuses for Clinton

, by Paul Colford

Update: AP called the Iowa Democratic caucuses for Hillary Clinton just after 1 p.m. ET after the state party said it had finalized all results and planned no recount and after Bernie Sanders’ campaign said it did not intend to ask for a recount.

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Posted in Announcements

AP video recognized for excellence in breaking news

, by Lauren Easton

The Associated Press has been nominated for three Royal Television Society awards, including one nomination for its breaking news coverage of the Paris attacks.

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Reporter’s investigation exposes abuse of migrant children

, by Lauren Easton

National investigative reporter Garance Burke revealed this week that more than two dozen migrant children were abused or neglected in American homes since the federal government relaxed procedures for vetting those wanting to take in unaccompanied minors crossing the southern border.

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