Topic: “Science”

Posted in Behind the News

A note about virus numbers

, by John Daniszewski

Numbers have been key to reporting on the current coronavirus health crisis. Data on the geographic spread and the acceleration or deacceleration of the contagion have been the foundation for understanding the battle. National and global metrics on cases, deaths and recovery are the battlefield statistics we need to tell this story.

Posted in Industry Insights

AP’s top editor: News organizations must be ‘flexible, nimble and scrappy’

, by Patrick Maks

Speaking at the Inter American Press Association’s 75th General Assembly in Miami, Florida, on Sunday, Executive Editor Sally Buzbee called attention to challenges facing the news industry, including the erosion of local news and attacks on “the essential question of factual journalism.”

Posted in Behind the News

Shining a light on the dark side of CBD craze

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff on Friday, AP Managing Editor Brian Carovillano described the backstory of a nationwide, multiformat effort that identified CBD products spiked with dangerous synthetic drugs and exposed some of the people behind them:

Posted in Behind the News

Making climate ‘a human story’

, by Lauren Easton

Today AP launched a 12-part series about efforts underway around the world to save or revive ecosystems and restore landscapes and species in a world affected by human activity and climate change.

Posted in Behind the News

A bird’s eye view of Greenland’s melting glaciers

, by Lauren Easton

An all-formats team of AP journalists spent three days traveling across Greenland to document the impact of its shrinking glaciers in photos, text and video

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