Topic: “Fact-checking”

Posted in Industry Insights

AP’s top editor: Journalism 'more important than ever’

, by Lauren Easton

During a panel at the virtual Collision Conference on Tuesday, Executive Editor Sally Buzbee addressed the current speed and volume of misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic and how news organizations must combat it.

Posted in Industry Insights

AP’s top editor: Facts ‘foundational’ in 2020 election

, by Patrick Maks

Speaking to media executives and journalists at the News Xchange conference in Paris on Wednesday, AP Executive Editor Sally Buzbee underscored the importance of factual reporting in covering the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

Posted in Behind the News

Fact-checking to ‘reach deeper' into communities

, by Lauren Easton

As the Nov. 6 U.S. midterm elections approach, AP has stepped up efforts to fact-check political misinformation circulating at the local, state and national levels. 

Posted in Industry Insights

How and when we work with outside groups

, by Lauren Easton

In some cases AP works with nonprofit foundations and other news organizations that share and support our mission of objective, unbiased newsgathering.

Posted in Behind the News

Scrambling across continents to fact-check the pope

, by Lauren Easton

During his in-flight press conference heading home from South America last month, Pope Francis said he could not remove a bishop implicated in a sexual abuse scandal in Chile because he had never heard from any victims about the bishop’s behavior. 

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