Topic: “Breaking news”

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.”

Posted in Behind the News

AP Hong Kong photos garner global front pages

, by Lauren Easton

Newspapers across the globe, from Barcelona to Taiwan to Toledo, Ohio, featured on the front pages of their Monday editions gripping AP images of Hong Kong police clashing with protesters at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

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