Topic: “Twitter”

Posted in Behind the News

The challenge of brevity in the digital age

, by John Daniszewski

News in the digital age comes in short — often very short — bursts, straight to our mobile phones, smart watches, tablets and computer screens.  Sometimes these short takes are all an audience will read, not the longer story that follows. That’s why we need to get them right.

Posted in Announcements

Bringing AP Fact Checks to Twitter

, by Lauren Easton

A new AP Fact Check Twitter account launched today makes it easier to follow AP’s fact-checking and debunking of misinformation online.

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.

Posted in Behind the News

Q&A: How AP counts the vote

, by Erin Madigan White

As votes in the U.S. midterm elections roll in across the country on Nov. 4, it’s The Associated Press that will be counting the results through the evening. The news industry and the public turn to AP, a not-for-profit cooperative, to provide fast and reliable results on national, state and local races and key ballot measures.

Posted in Behind the News

‘Electronic shoe leather': How AP found, verified images of train crash

, by Erin Madigan White

The following note to staff from Senior Managing Editor Michael Oreskes explains how AP sought and verified compelling visuals in the immediate aftermath of Sunday morning’s deadly train crash in New York:

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