Topic: “Journalism”

Posted in Announcements

New Sony gear ‘a game changer’

, by Lauren Easton

AP has a long history at the forefront of imaging technology, from the first transmission of photos over the wire to the early days of digital photography. Today’s announcement that AP will equip its photo- and video journalists with cutting-edge Sony cameras and lenses is another milestone.

Posted in Announcements

Doubling down on voting rights coverage

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff on Tuesday, Deputy Managing Editor for U.S. News Noreen Gillespie outlined a new collaboration with the Carnegie Corporation of New York that will bolster AP’s coverage of voting rights issues ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election:

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 Behind the News

Honoring courage in the name of slain AP photographer

, by Patrick Maks

The 2020 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, named for the Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer who was killed in 2014 reporting in Afghanistan, has been awarded to Masrat Zahra, a Kashmir-based freelance photojournalist.

Posted in Announcements

AP photographer wins RFK Journalism Award for Venezuela coverage

, by Patrick Maks

Gripping images showing the scope and impact of Venezuela’s political crisis earned AP photojournalist Rodrigo Abd the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for international photography on Thursday.

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