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.
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:
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.
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.