Topic: “News alerts”

Posted in Behind the News

In a ‘flash’: Alerting news of the president’s impeachment

, by John Daniszewski

At 8:34 p.m. ET on Wednesday, AP pushed out the news, “President Donald Trump impeached by US House of Representatives.”

Posted in Behind the News

The challenge of brevity in the digital age

, by John Daniszewski

News in the digital age comes in short — often very short — bursts, straight to our mobile phones, smart watches, tablets and computer screens.  Sometimes these short takes are all an audience will read, not the longer story that follows. That’s why we need to get them right.

Posted in Announcements

Stay connected with the new AP News app

, by Lauren Easton

There’s a new offering from The Associated Press available in the App Store: AP News.

Posted in Behind the News

AP “flashes” – what they’re all about

, by Tom Kent

The “flash” we sent last week on Nelson Mandela’s death brought a new flurry of attention to AP flashes. What are they and how often do we send them?