Topic: “COVID-19”

Posted in Behind the News

Understanding the election: Campaign coverage from all 50 states

, by Patrick Maks

AP’s extensive and fact-based coverage of the 2020 presidential election will be as deep as it is broad.

With political reporters based in key states around the country – and reporters on the ground in all 50 U.S. states – AP journalists are taking a hard look at the core issues affecting voters.

Posted in Behind the News

Understanding the election: Why this year is different

, by Lauren Easton

The coronavirus pandemic means more Americans than ever before will cast their ballots ahead of Election Day. Deputy Managing Editor for Operations David Scott, who oversees AP’s race calling, explains how this may affect when we will know who won the 2020 U.S. presidential election:

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 Behind the News

News outlets collaborate to cover COVID-19

, by Patrick Maks

The Associated Press worked with nearly two dozen Colorado news organizations to tell the story of the state’s battle against the coronavirus using AP StoryShare, a tool that allows newsrooms to share content and coverage plans. 

Posted in Industry Insights

AP makes coronavirus dataset available to all

, by Lauren Easton

AP’s county-level U.S. coronavirus data is now publicly available through the data.world platform.

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