Topic: “International news”

Posted in Behind the News

Global attention for Kabul photo

, by Lauren Easton

As the Taliban advanced across Afghanistan over the weekend, an AP photo of a U.S. Chinook helicopter flying over the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Sunday was featured on numerous front pages around the world.

Posted in Behind the News

Covering the Olympics during a pandemic

, by Patrick Maks

AP Deputy Sports Editor Howie Rumberg, in Tokyo for the Summer Games, describes what it’s been like to cover the Olympics in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted in Announcements

AP’s 2021 Pulitzer Prize-winning photos

, by Patrick Maks

AP today swept the Pulitzer Prize photography awards, winning both the breaking news and feature photography prizes for images of explosive protests over racial injustice and the pandemic’s toll on the elderly in Spain.

Posted in Announcements

AP wins 2 RFK Journalism Awards

, by Patrick Maks

An investigation exposing widespread abuse in the palm oil industry and searing photos of Ethiopians fleeing war earned The Associated Press two Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards on Thursday.

Posted in Announcements

Angela Charlton named Western Europe news director

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff, AP Europe and Africa News Director Anna Johnson today announced that Bureau Chief Angela Charlton is now AP’s Western Europe news director, a new position responsible for leading all formats in France, Belgium and the Netherlands:

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