Topic: “Behind the news”

Posted in Behind the News

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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Arabic-speaking AP team documents Yemen horrors

, by Lauren Easton

AP’s dedicated Yemen reporting team, comprising two Egyptians and a Yemeni journalist, is working diligently to break news and expose atrocities committed inside the war-torn country.

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