Topic: “Reporting”

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How to describe extremists who rallied in Charlottesville

, by John Daniszewski

UPDATED Aug. 16: We are adding “anti-Semitism” to the definition of “alt-right”; noting that the antifa movement that has been recently in the news actually has antecedents back to the 1930s; and adding some guidance on spelling and punctuation on the recently coined term “alt-left.” The post below includes these updates.

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When is it OK to use anonymous sources?

, by John Daniszewski

To strengthen the trust of our audiences around the world and to meet our own values, we long ago set tough rules on attribution and on the use of anonymous sources.

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An inside look at ‘Divided America’

, by Lauren Easton

Last week, AP began publishing one of its longest series in memory, “Divided America.” The reporting explores the issues driving American voters toward the decision they will make on Election Day.

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Recognizing courage in the name of slain AP photojournalist

, by Lauren Easton

The 2016 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, named for the AP photographer who was killed reporting in Afghanistan in 2014, has been awarded to Adriane Ohanesian, a freelance photojournalist based in Nairobi, Kenya.

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How to describe those who seized wildlife refuge

, by Tom Kent

We’ve had several inquiries about the terms we use to describe the people who took over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.