Topic: “International news”

Posted in Announcements

AP announces East, West Africa appointments

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff on Wednesday, News Director for Europe and Africa Anna Johnson announced two appointments in Africa:

Posted in Announcements

Amanda Barrett named AP deputy managing editor

, by Patrick Maks

Executive Editor Sally Buzbee and Managing Editor Brian Carovillano announced a key appointment on Friday, sending this memo to staff:

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

Honoring 2 fallen AP journalists

, by Patrick Maks

The Associated Press honored on Wednesday two journalists who died because of their work for AP.

Posted in Behind the News

The power of journalism in clergy abuse crisis

, by Patrick Maks

The Catholic Church’s efforts to reckon with clergy sex abuse were examined during an AP panel discussion on Tuesday at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY in New York.

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