Topic: “US News”

Posted in Announcements

AP adds 5 reporting teams to expand political coverage

, by Lauren Easton

News leaders announced on Wednesday the creation of five reporting teams to strengthen AP’s political coverage leading up to the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

Posted in Announcements

Aamer Madhani joins AP White House team

, by Lauren Easton

Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace announced on Tuesday that Aamer Madhani will join the AP as a White House reporter.

Posted in Behind the News

Shining a light on the dark side of CBD craze

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff on Friday, AP Managing Editor Brian Carovillano described the backstory of a nationwide, multiformat effort that identified CBD products spiked with dangerous synthetic drugs and exposed some of the people behind them:

Posted in Industry Insights

A data journalism toolkit for all

, by Patrick Maks

At the Online News Association conference in New Orleans on Thursday, The Associated Press unveiled AP DataKit, a project management tool that will make it easier for newsrooms and journalists to collaborate on data-driven journalism. 

Posted in Behind the News

Song sparks opera singer harassment scoop

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff, Managing Editor Brian Carovillano explained how a bombshell investigation of sexual harassment allegations against opera legend Placido Domingo started with a song:

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