Topic: “Industry insights”

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Defending journalism, defending society

, by Lauren Easton

“Cold-blooded killing of journalists by powerful individuals and governments to achieve their political and economic aims, or by individuals driven by private grievances or propaganda-fueled hate, have threatened and in too many cases cut down journalists over the past year,” AP Vice President for Standards John Daniszewski said at the United Nations Office at Geneva on Tuesday. “For no crime other than their work to reveal facts, and for their stubborn unwillingness to surrender to intimidation.”

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How AP delivered live video from Indian Ocean depths

, by Lauren Easton

Using technology involving LED lights that pulse faster than the human eye can see, AP transmitted live, broadcast-quality video on Tuesday from a submersible in one of the world’s least explored places.

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The future of data journalism in local news

, by Lauren Easton

Thanks to an expert team of data journalists, AP has set a new standard for the industry and helped define collaborative, data-driven journalism at a time when local news needs it most.

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The importance of trust in polling

, by Lauren Easton

Speaking to technology industry executives at the Web Summit conference in Lisbon, Portugal, on Wednesday, Executive Editor Sally Buzbee addressed AP’s election coverage, trust around polling and the accuracy of AP’s new voter survey in telling the story of the U.S. midterm elections.

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Beyond exit polls: A new way to survey voters

, by Lauren Easton

In its search for new ways to survey a changing electorate, AP continued its experiments aimed at evolving the traditional, in-person exit poll in 2017, testing a new approach aimed at reaching both those who vote in person on Election Day and the increasing number of voters who cast ballots early — roughly 40 percent in 2016.  

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