Topic: “US News”

Posted in Announcements

New beat team for marijuana coverage

, by Lauren Easton

In a memo to staff, AP Deputy Managing Editor for U.S. News Noreen Gillespie outlined plans for a reporting team that will cover issues related to the legalization of marijuana:

Posted in Behind the News

Why we quoted the president’s vulgarity

, by John Daniszewski

President Donald Trump’s comment yesterday referring to “shithole” countries sparked discussion and reflection in our Washington and New York newsrooms, and around the world, as to when to use expletives and vulgar language in our news report.

Posted in Behind the News

Trudging through mud to get the shot

, by Lauren Easton

As search crews in California look for victims of this week’s deadly mudslides in Montecito, AP journalists are on the ground covering the rescue efforts and the destruction left behind.  

Posted in Behind the News

How data journalism tools revealed segregation in US charter schools

, by Lauren Easton

In a memo to staff, Deputy Managing Editor Sarah Nordgren described how an AP analysis of charter school enrollment data allowed member news organizations to zero in on segregation in their states:

Posted in Behind the News

Is it sexual harassment or misconduct?

, by John Daniszewski

With the raft of accusations of sexual misconduct by powerful men showing no signs of abating, here are some guidelines that may prove useful.

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