Topic: “Social media”

Posted in Behind the News

An AP ‘lede’ goes viral

, by Lauren Easton

On Twitter early this morning, if you started typing the keywords “fundamental pillar” in the search bar, the phrase popped up after the first three letters: f-u-n.

Posted in Behind the News

User-generated content and news: the right tools for the job

, by Paul Colford

The nature of newsgathering is evolving at a breathtaking pace, and no disruption has been as dramatic and important as the explosive growth of user-generated content.

Posted in Announcements

The Latest format delivers the latest news

, by Paul Colford

The fiscal crisis in Greece, plans by the U.S. and Cuba to open embassies in each other’s capital and tennis competition at Wimbledon are among the many developing stories in recent weeks that AP journalists have covered in a live blog type of presentation.

Posted in Behind the News

Q&A: AP Travel Editor Beth Harpaz

, by Erin Madigan White

Beth Harpaz oversees The Associated Press’ global coverage of travel, keeping it practical, on-trend and authoritative. Here, she previews a number of new columns debuting this month and explains why AP offers the best “travel perks”:

Posted in Announcements

Sharing our members’ stories via @AP

, by Paul Colford

Social Media Editor Eric Carvin describes how and why The Associated Press is using @AP, our flagship Twitter feed, to highlight stories reported by member news organizations.

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