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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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Troy Thibodeaux named director of digital news

, by Lauren Easton

Deputy Managing Editor Amanda Barrett today announced a key appointment: Troy Thibodeaux, who has led AP’s data journalism since 2013, is now director of digital news:

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AP’s 2021 Pulitzer Prize-winning photos

, by Patrick Maks

AP today swept the Pulitzer Prize photography awards, winning both the breaking news and feature photography prizes for images of explosive protests over racial injustice and the pandemic’s toll on the elderly in Spain.

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AP statement on meeting with Israeli ambassador

, by Lauren Easton

The Associated Press issued this statement on Tuesday following a meeting on Monday with Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. and U.N. Gilad Erdan to discuss the destruction of the building that housed AP’s Gaza bureau:

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AP wins 2 RFK Journalism Awards

, by Patrick Maks

An investigation exposing widespread abuse in the palm oil industry and searing photos of Ethiopians fleeing war earned The Associated Press two Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards on Thursday.

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