Topic: “Accountability journalism”

Posted in Industry Insights

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.

Posted in Announcements

Brian Slodysko joins AP Washington bureau

, by Lauren Easton

Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace announced today that AP reporter Brian Slodysko, previously based in Indianapolis, will cover money and politics from the nation’s capital.

Posted in Announcements

Ron Nixon named AP international investigations editor

, by Lauren Easton

AP Global Investigations Editor Michael Hudson announced a key appointment Thursday, sending this memo to staff: 

Posted in Industry Insights

Renewing vows to the 'might of journalism'

, by Lauren Easton

As AP Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll accepted the 2016 Front Page Award for Lifetime Achievement in New York on Thursday night, she challenged fellow journalists to reaffirm their commitment to transparency, accountability and press freedom.

Posted in Behind the News

Uranium in private wells? Reporters dig for answers

, by Lauren Easton

A year ago, the U.S. Geological Survey released a study saying one out of four private wells in California’s eastern San Joaquin Valley, in the country’s richest farming region, had dangerous levels of uranium.