The Associated Press will debut a new election survey in November aimed at capturing the opinions and preferences of voters as they choose who to vote for, along with the reasons behind their decision.
AP VoteCast is based on a decade of research and experimentation that moves away from traditional, in-person exit polling to a new, more accurate approach that reflects how Americans vote today: not only in person, but also increasingly early, absentee and by mail.MORE
The Associated Press has announced it will offer eye-catching human interest, entertainment and viral content from Cover Video on its online AP Video Hub platform.MORE
The Associated Press has announced an enhanced collaboration with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Department of Science Education that will further expand the news agency's reporting on health and science over the next three years.MORE
The Associated Press and Arkadium will collaborate to integrate Arkadium's InHabit artificial intelligence tool into AP's professional football, college football and college basketball Digital News Experiences.
The integration of InHabit into AP's DNEs will allow for greater interaction with readers through automatically generated intelligent and contextual content provided by Arkadium.MORE
Paginated sports previews from The Associated Press kicked off 2018 with a new look from the Adams Publishing Group's Big Sky News Design team, beginning with the Winter Olympics edition that was released last week.MORE
The Associated Press has named Paul Caluori as its new vice president of global products. Caluori, who has overseen AP's digital services since 2010, will be responsible for creating and managing AP product offerings that drive revenue growth.MORE
The Associated Press has named Janelle Cogan, a journalist with more than a decade of experience leading reporters, as deputy director of storytelling for the U.S. South, a new position overseeing AP's presentation of news and enterprise across all media formats in 13 states.MORE
Josh Hoffner, a longtime news editor and breaking news manager at The Associated Press, has been named the cooperative's news editor for national beats.MORE
Paula Froke, a longtime newsroom and customer service leader at The Associated Press, is the new executive director of Associated Press Media Editors and editor of the AP Stylebook.MORE
The Associated Press has named Michael Hudson, a veteran journalist who has exposed offshore financial secrecy and the origins of the financial crisis, as its global investigations editor, a new role overseeing AP's team of investigative journalists around the world.MORE
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It began with a phone tip to The Galveston County Daily News.
"Early on Friday morning we got a call from a person who we know as a source and who trusts us that there were going to be gunshot casualties coming to an area hospital and that they were coming from the high school in Santa Fe," said Editor Michael Smith.
"This is somebody that we know absolutely to be a credible source and was in a position to know. We started mobilizing the staff from there, sending people to the emergency room and to the school. We were there shortly after the first responders."
Since then, the local paper with a staff of five news reporters, three photographers and an IT person who used to be a photographer has been covering the mass shooting alongside the Houston Chronicle, The Washington Post, New York Times and Los Angeles Times, among other large news organizations. "It's been all Santa Fe, all the time for the last few days," Smith said.More
Two weeks after 17 people died in the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla., Julie Anderson joined the South Florida Sun Sentinel as editor-in-chief. In her first conversation with her managing editor, Anderson asked how the staff was doing.
"Really be mindful that your reporters and your editors are going to be traumatized," Anderson said. "Maybe not all of them, but they're first responders, too."
She offers the following tips to other newspapers that have to deal with school shootings and other mass casualty events:More