Topic: “Accountability journalism”

Posted in Announcements

AP wins 2 Overseas Press Club Awards

, by Patrick Maks

The Associated Press has won two prestigious awards from the Overseas Press Club of America for an investigation exposing abuse in the lucrative palm oil industry and for reporting that held China accountable for its early mishandling of COVID-19 and human rights violations against the Uighurs.

Posted in Behind the News

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.

Posted in Announcements

Updates to AP’s global investigative team

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff on Friday, Global Investigations Editor Ron Nixon and Deputy Global Investigations Editor Alison Kodjak announced a reorganized global investigative team that will continue to deliver ambitious journalism:

Posted in Behind the News

Understanding the election: How AP combats misinformation

, by Patrick Maks

With misinformation swirling ahead of the U.S. presidential election, fact-checking, a central function of AP for decades, has never been more important.

Posted in Announcements

Doubling down on voting rights coverage

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff on Tuesday, Deputy Managing Editor for U.S. News Noreen Gillespie outlined a new collaboration with the Carnegie Corporation of New York that will bolster AP’s coverage of voting rights issues ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election:

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