Topic: “Middle East”

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.

Posted in Behind the News

AP team interviews Iraq’s new prime minister

, by Erin Madigan White

The Associated Press is the first foreign media organization to interview Haider al-Abadi, who was officially named Iraq’s prime minister on Sept. 8.