Topic: “migrants”

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.

Posted in Behind the News

A commitment to deep global journalism

, by Lauren Easton

In a busy news week saturated with coverage of the U.S. midterm elections, AP’s effort to count the uncountable — tens of thousands of migrants dead and missing since 2014 — broke through.

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