Topic: “Behind the news”

Posted in Behind the News

Modernizing the US news report

, by Lauren Easton

AP is taking steps to make its U.S. news report more visual and digital friendly to help local newsrooms thrive in an increasingly digital environment.

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Using the word 'war' in Ukraine

, by John Daniszewski

There has been some discussion about whether to term the fighting in Ukraine a “war.” The AP is using the word, and here is why:

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How we work with foundations

, by Lauren Easton

AP works with foundations and nonprofits to augment our journalism and help us tell stories we might otherwise not be able to tell.

Director of News Partnerships Lisa Gibbs explains how this outside support underpins AP’s mission of providing factual, unbiased journalism to the world.

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Celebrating courage in the name of fallen AP photographer

, by Patrick Maks

The 2021 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, named for the Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer who was killed in 2014 reporting in Afghanistan, has been awarded to Fatima Shbair, a Palestinian freelance photojournalist based in Gaza City.

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Global attention for Kabul photo

, by Lauren Easton

As the Taliban advanced across Afghanistan over the weekend, an AP photo of a U.S. Chinook helicopter flying over the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Sunday was featured on numerous front pages around the world.

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