Topic: “Local news”

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 Behind the News

News outlets collaborate to cover COVID-19

, by Patrick Maks

The Associated Press worked with nearly two dozen Colorado news organizations to tell the story of the state’s battle against the coronavirus using AP StoryShare, a tool that allows newsrooms to share content and coverage plans. 

Posted in Announcements

AP names 17 new statehouse reporters in Report for America collaboration

, by Lauren Easton

AP today announced the 17 journalists hired to cover statehouses across the U.S. as part of its collaboration with Report for America.

Posted in Industry Insights

AP’s top editor: News organizations must be ‘flexible, nimble and scrappy’

, by Patrick Maks

Speaking at the Inter American Press Association’s 75th General Assembly in Miami, Florida, on Sunday, Executive Editor Sally Buzbee called attention to challenges facing the news industry, including the erosion of local news and attacks on “the essential question of factual journalism.”

Posted in Industry Insights

The future of data journalism in local news

, by Lauren Easton

Thanks to an expert team of data journalists, AP has set a new standard for the industry and helped define collaborative, data-driven journalism at a time when local news needs it most.

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