Topic: “Technology”

Posted in Industry Insights

The importance of trust in polling

, by Lauren Easton

Speaking to technology industry executives at the Web Summit conference in Lisbon, Portugal, on Wednesday, Executive Editor Sally Buzbee addressed AP’s election coverage, trust around polling and the accuracy of AP’s new voter survey in telling the story of the U.S. midterm elections.

Posted in Behind the News

Reporters reveal anatomy of Russian hack

, by Lauren Easton

After hackers exposed 50,000 emails belonging to Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta in 2016, a team of AP journalists traced the digital footprints that led from his account and others back to Moscow.

Posted in Behind the News

How data journalism tools localized Trump’s travel ban

, by Lauren Easton

A staff memo by State Government Editor Tom Verdin describes how, in the chaotic days that followed President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, a data journalist helped AP member news organizations and customers “localize a story of international significance”:

Posted in Behind the News

How data journalism tools unlocked mystery of campaign donations

, by Lauren Easton

When Arizona law enforcement reporter Jacques Billeaud wanted to find out where donations to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s campaign were coming from, he wasn’t going to let an unsearchable PDF format get in his way.

Posted in Behind the News

A snapshot of Olympics photography

, by Lauren Easton

Deputy Director of Photography Denis Paquin has covered a total of 17 Olympics since working his first games at Lake Placid in 1980.

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