Topic: “AP Style”

Posted in Behind the News

Q&A: AP Travel Editor Beth Harpaz

, by Erin Madigan White

Beth Harpaz oversees The Associated Press’ global coverage of travel, keeping it practical, on-trend and authoritative. Here, she previews a number of new columns debuting this month and explains why AP offers the best “travel perks”:

Posted in Announcements

Automated earnings stories multiply

, by Erin Madigan White

The Associated Press, working with Automated Insights and Zacks Investment Research, is now automatically generating more than 3,000 stories about U.S. corporate earnings each quarter, a tenfold increase over what AP reporters and editors created previously. Here, Assistant Business Editor Philana Patterson, who has been overseeing the rollout of this process in the newsroom, gives an update on AP’s automation efforts that began last summer.

Posted in Behind the News

Q&A: AP Food Editor J.M. Hirsch

, by Erin Madigan White

As food editor, J.M. Hirsch keeps The Associated Press’ global coverage of cooking and eating relevant, accessible and authoritative. He’s also the expert behind the popular food chapter of the AP Stylebook. Here, he explains what coverage AP served up to Lifestyles subscribers for the holidays and what to watch for in the new year.

Posted in Announcements

Advisory on Ebola coverage

, by Erin Madigan White

In an advisory to editors at member and customer news organizations, The Associated Press outlined the careful steps it is taking in covering the Ebola story.

Posted in Announcements

A leap forward in quarterly earnings stories

, by Paul Colford

The Associated Press announced in an advisory to customers today that the majority of U.S. corporate earnings stories for our business news report will eventually be produced using automation technology.

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