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Lights, camera, action: Photographing the Oscars

, by Lauren Easton

The Associated Press was selected to take all photographs of the 93rd Academy Awards on Sunday, trusted to capture the event on behalf of members of the photography pool.

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Describing what’s happening at the US border

, by John Daniszewski

With immigration and the U.S. border back in the news, it is especially imperative for the AP to consistently use accurate and neutral language in its coverage along with giving proper context to border numbers given the political rhetoric on the topic.

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Shining a light on public records changes in COVID-19 era

, by Patrick Maks

This Sunshine Week, AP is examining the backsliding of press access and government transparency in the wake of pandemic-induced changes to public records and meeting laws.

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One year later: AP minidoc marks COVID-19 anniversary

, by Patrick Maks

The Associated Press has released a minidocumentary marking the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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AP reporters receive Selden Ring Award for ‘searing exposé' of palm oil industry

, by Patrick Maks

AP investigative reporters Margie Mason and Robin McDowell on Tuesday received the 2021 Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting for a series of stories that revealed widespread abuse in the lucrative palm oil industry.

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