Topic: “Breaking news”

Posted in Behind the News

‘A sign of the times’: How I got that shot

, by Patrick Maks

During an assignment on Tuesday covering the LNU Lightning Complex fires in Northern California, photographer Noah Berger captured a gripping AP image of flames surrounding a COVID-19 safety sign at a senior center.

Posted in Announcements

AP's 2020 Pulitzer Prize-winning photos

, by Patrick Maks

AP today earned its 54th Pulitzer Prize – 32nd for photography – in the feature photography category for compelling images of daily life under military lockdown in Indian-controlled Kashmir.

Posted in Announcements

AP earns World Press Photo honors

, by Lauren Easton

Photos of a deadly Ethiopian Airlines plane crash, California wildfires, Brazilian sports fans and Hurricane Dorian’s destruction earned The Associated Press top honors in the 2020 World Press Photo Contest.

Posted in Behind the News

AP first and fast on Soleimani strike

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff on Friday, Managing Editor Brian Carovillano described how sourcing and teamwork allowed AP to dominate on the news of a U.S. drone strike killing Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, nudging the U.S. and Iran closer to the brink of war:

Posted in Behind the News

In a ‘flash’: Alerting news of the president’s impeachment

, by John Daniszewski

At 8:34 p.m. ET on Wednesday, AP pushed out the news, “President Donald Trump impeached by US House of Representatives.”

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