Topic: “Middle East”

Posted in Behind the News

AP Syria missile photos dominate front pages

, by Lauren Easton

As the United States, Britain and France launched air strikes on Syria early Saturday, AP photographer Hassan Ammar, in Damascus, captured remarkable photos that ran on the front pages of some 100 newspapers across the globe.

Posted in Announcements

Coverage of Brazil and Rohingya earn AP staffers National Headliner Awards

, by Lauren Easton

Reporting on horrifying violence across Brazil and the plight of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar earned AP journalists top honors in the National Headliner Awards, announced today by the sponsoring Press Club of Atlantic City.

Posted in Announcements

AP wins 3 Overseas Press Club awards

, by Lauren Easton

Reporting on the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, the collapse of the Islamic State group in Mosul, Iraq, and human rights abuses in Yemen has earned AP journalists three prestigious awards from the Overseas Press Club of America.

Posted in Announcements

New head of international news and editor at large for standards are named

, by Paul Colford

Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll today announced two key appointments: Ian Phillips is the new Vice President for International News and John Daniszewski becomes the new Editor at Large for Standards.

Posted in Industry Insights

AP at the Arab Media Summit

, by Tom Kent

Several AP people took part in last week’s Arab Media Summit in Dubai, a large annual gathering of journalists and news executives from across the Arab world. This year there was substantial interest in user-generated content — how we verify the accuracy of photos and video we find on social networks.

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