Fighting for press freedom
This World Press Freedom Day, which serves a reminder to governments of their duty to uphold the right to freedom of expression, AP continues to advocate for the ability of journalists to operate freely and safely across the globe.
AP’s top editor: We must protect journalists online
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.
Doubling down on journalist safety
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:
‘Our safe place’: News director recounts former Gaza bureau in interview
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.
Honoring 2 fallen AP journalists
The Associated Press honored on Wednesday two journalists who died because of their work for AP.