Topic: “Access”

Posted in Industry Insights

Fighting for access in Cohen hearings

, by Lauren Easton

An attorney representing five news organizations, including The Associated Press, successfully persuaded a judge to release the name of a third client of President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, in a notable victory for public access.

Posted in Industry Insights

AP's top editor: Journalism today must be ‘unimpeachable’

, by Lauren Easton

“The time for shock and awe is over,” Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Sally Buzbee told the Japan National Press Club.

Posted in Industry Insights

Gaining access and trust in an era of ‘fake news’

, by Lauren Easton

A year into the Trump presidency, Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace addressed media bias, the state of press access in the current administration and how news organizations can regain public trust in an era of so-called fake news.

Posted in Behind the News

Fighting to inform the public

, by Lauren Easton

In an interview on the PBS “NewsHour,” AP Executive Editor Sally Buzbee addressed the importance of press access and explained why journalists sometimes need to cite anonymous sources.

Posted in Announcements

AP and other news organizations seek Freddie Gray report

, by Paul Colford

A coalition of news organizations, including The Associated Press, has called on the Baltimore Police Department to release immediately its report on the death of Freddie Gray that it has submitted to the Maryland state’s attorney.