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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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Defending journalism, defending society

, by Lauren Easton

“Cold-blooded killing of journalists by powerful individuals and governments to achieve their political and economic aims, or by individuals driven by private grievances or propaganda-fueled hate, have threatened and in too many cases cut down journalists over the past year,” AP Vice President for Standards John Daniszewski said at the United Nations Office at Geneva on Tuesday. “For no crime other than their work to reveal facts, and for their stubborn unwillingness to surrender to intimidation.”

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How AP delivered live video from Indian Ocean depths

, by Lauren Easton

Using technology involving LED lights that pulse faster than the human eye can see, AP transmitted live, broadcast-quality video on Tuesday from a submersible in one of the world’s least explored places.

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The future of data journalism in local news

, by Lauren Easton

Thanks to an expert team of data journalists, AP has set a new standard for the industry and helped define collaborative, data-driven journalism at a time when local news needs it most.

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