Topic: “US News”

Posted in Behind the News

AP first and fast on Soleimani strike

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff on Friday, Managing Editor Brian Carovillano described how sourcing and teamwork allowed AP to dominate on the news of a U.S. drone strike killing Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, nudging the U.S. and Iran closer to the brink of war:

Posted in Behind the News

The power of journalism in clergy abuse crisis

, by Patrick Maks

The Catholic Church’s efforts to reckon with clergy sex abuse were examined during an AP panel discussion on Tuesday at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY in New York.

Posted in Announcements

Andale Gross named head of Race and Ethnicity team

, by Patrick Maks

Deputy Managing Editor for U.S. News Noreen Gillespie and Josh Hoffner, news editor for national beats, announced a key appointment on Monday, sending this memo to staff:

Posted in Announcements

Alexandra Jaffe named national political reporter

, by Patrick Maks

Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace today announced that Iowa-based reporter Alexandra Jaffe will become a national political reporter in Washington. 

Posted in Industry Insights

AP’s top editor: Facts ‘foundational’ in 2020 election

, by Patrick Maks

Speaking to media executives and journalists at the News Xchange conference in Paris on Wednesday, AP Executive Editor Sally Buzbee underscored the importance of factual reporting in covering the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

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