Topic: “Behind the news”

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Recognizing courage in the name of slain AP photographer

, by Lauren Easton

The 2019 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, named for the Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer who was killed reporting in Afghanistan in 2014, has been awarded to Eloisa Lopez, a freelance photojournalist based in Manila.

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Collaborating to reveal what’s ‘Destined to Burn’

, by Patrick Maks

For the first time, AP is collaborating with the USA TODAY Network-California, McClatchy and Media News on a two-part series, “Destined to Burn,” which examines the deadliest wildfire in California history and showcases the ability of news organizations to work together in the name of deep accountability journalism that matters.

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A Pulitzer for 'stories the world heard from no other source'

, by Lauren Easton

As noted by the judges, the Pulitzer Prize won today by AP was: “For a revelatory yearlong series detailing the atrocities of the war in Yemen, including theft of food aid, deployment of child soldiers and torture of prisoners.”

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Following the money in March Madness

, by Lauren Easton

The Associated Press became the first news organization to reveal just how big a business the NCAA college basketball tournament is, thanks to a recent collaboration between AP’s Sports and Data teams.

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Making Sunshine Week brighter

, by Lauren Easton

This Sunshine Week, AP has activated its Sunshine Hub, an online transparency tool that tracks state legislative attempts to alter the flow of public information.

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