Topic: “Latin America”

Posted in Announcements

Two international news directors are named

, by Lauren Easton

Paul Haven, vice president and head of global news gathering, announced two key appointments on Monday: James Jordan will lead AP’s coverage of Europe and Africa, and Cristiana Mesquita will head Cuba and the Caribbean.

Posted in Behind the News

Describing what’s happening at the US border

, by John Daniszewski

With immigration and the U.S. border back in the news, it is especially imperative for the AP to consistently use accurate and neutral language in its coverage along with giving proper context to border numbers given the political rhetoric on the topic.

Posted in Behind the News

One year later: AP minidoc marks COVID-19 anniversary

, by Patrick Maks

The Associated Press has released a minidocumentary marking the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Posted in Behind the News

Spotlight on migrant perils at the border

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff, Managing Editor Brian Carovillano outlined the backdrop behind a searing photo of a father and daughter from El Salvador who drowned in the Rio Grande attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border and subsequent all-formats reporting that provided important, relevant context to member news organizations and customers:

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