Topic: “Journalist safety”

Posted in Industry Insights

AP’s top editor: We must protect journalists online

, by Patrick Maks

During a panel at the virtual News Xchange conference on Tuesday, Executive Editor Julie Pace addressed the online harassment of journalists and AP’s response to this growing trend.

Posted in Announcements

Doubling down on journalist safety

, by Patrick Maks

Executive Editor Julie Pace today announced that Ian Phillips, vice president for international news, will take on a new assignment focused on journalist safety.

Here is her memo to staff:

Posted in Behind the News

‘Our safe place’: News director recounts former Gaza bureau in interview

, by Lauren Easton

AP’s news director for Israel, Palestine and Jordan, Joe Federman, joined Israel’s Channel 12 foreign affairs program “World Order” on Saturday to discuss the destruction of AP’s bureau in Gaza.

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 Industry Insights

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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