Topic: “migrants”

Posted in Announcements

AP wins 2 Overseas Press Club awards

, by Patrick Maks

Reporting on the harrowing perils faced by migrants around the world and bloody protests in Haiti has earned AP journalists two prestigious awards from the Overseas Press Club of America.

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:

Posted in Behind the News

Why we published a border deaths photo

, by John Daniszewski

AP decided on Tuesday to publish a photo of the bodies of a man and his 23-month-old daughter discovered Monday on the bank of the Rio Grande near Matamoros, Mexico, across the river from Brownsville, Texas.

Posted in Announcements

AP wins RFK Award for immigration coverage

, by Patrick Maks

The Associated Press won a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award in the domestic print category Friday for its coverage of U.S. immigration policies under President Donald Trump.

Posted in Behind the News

How I got those border clash photos

, by Lauren Easton

Early on New Year’s Day, an AP photographer at the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana, Mexico, captured dramatic photos of tear gas being fired at migrants climbing a fence.

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