Topic: “Race and ethnicity”

Posted in Announcements

Updates to AP’s global investigative team

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff on Friday, Global Investigations Editor Ron Nixon and Deputy Global Investigations Editor Alison Kodjak announced a reorganized global investigative team that will continue to deliver ambitious journalism:

Posted in Announcements

Kat Stafford named national investigative race writer

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff on Monday, Race and Ethnicity Editor Andale Gross announced that Kat Stafford has been named AP national investigative race writer:

Posted in Behind the News

Understanding the election: Campaign coverage from all 50 states

, by Patrick Maks

AP’s extensive and fact-based coverage of the 2020 presidential election will be as deep as it is broad.

With political reporters based in key states around the country – and reporters on the ground in all 50 U.S. states – AP journalists are taking a hard look at the core issues affecting voters.

Posted in Behind the News

How we will identify Kamala Harris

, by John Daniszewski

The choice of U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., to join Joe Biden on their party’s presidential ticket to run against Donald Trump and Mike Pence was historic in many senses.

Posted in Announcements

Why we will lowercase white

, by John Daniszewski

AP style will continue to lowercase the term white in racial, ethnic and cultural senses. This decision follows our move last month to capitalize Black in such uses. We consulted with a wide group of people internally and externally around the globe and considered a variety of commentary in making these decisions.

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