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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:
An all-formats team of AP journalists spent three days traveling across Greenland to document the impact of its shrinking glaciers in photos, text and video.
Speaking at a Society of Professional Journalists forum in Casper, Wyoming, Deputy Managing Editor for U.S. News Noreen Gillespie addressed trust in the media and AP’s commitment to fact-based journalism.
In a memo to staff, Executive Editor Sally Buzbee on Friday outlined a new structure for AP’s Middle East region:
In an editorial published on Sunday by several AP member news organizations, AP President and CEO Gary Pruitt outlined the news cooperative’s standards, origins and structure: