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A data journalism toolkit for all

, by Patrick Maks

At the Online News Association conference in New Orleans on Thursday, The Associated Press unveiled AP DataKit, a project management tool that will make it easier for newsrooms and journalists to collaborate on data-driven journalism. 

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A conversation about trust in journalism

, by Patrick Maks

Speaking at a Society of Professional Journalists forum in Casper, Wyoming, Deputy Managing Editor for U.S. News Noreen Gillespie addressed trust in the media and AP’s commitment to fact-based journalism.

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AP journalists accept Pulitzer Prize for Yemen coverage

, by Patrick Maks

At a luncheon at Columbia University in New York on Tuesday, the AP journalists who documented torture, corruption and starvation in Yemen’s civil war accepted a Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting. 

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Creating the new standard in election research

, by David Scott

Election polling is unlike any other kind of public opinion research, because you can measure your work against a known result – the actual tally of ballots cast. It means that when The Associated Press debuted AP VoteCast in the 2018 midterm elections, we’d know by the end of Election Day if our replacement for the in-person exit poll was a success.

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AP’s top editor: We need ‘good old-fashioned facts’

, by Lauren Easton

As she accepted the William Allen White Foundation National Citation for outstanding journalistic service at the University of Kansas on Thursday, AP Executive Editor Sally Buzbee outlined three guideposts news organizations must use to navigate the future of journalism.

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