Topic: “Asia”

Posted in Announcements

New Asia-Pacific leadership team is named

, by Lauren Easton

Asia-Pacific News Director Ted Anthony announced Monday a new multiformat leadership team for the region, sending this memo to his staff:

Posted in Industry Insights

A grand night for journalism

, by Lauren Easton

Journalists, playwrights, composers and literary talents gathered at Columbia University on Thursday night to celebrate 100 years of the Pulitzer Prize.

Posted in Behind the News

22 years a slave: AP takes readers on emotional journey home

, by Erin Madigan White

The Associated Press today published a gripping tale of the life of Myint Naing, one of hundreds of former slaves rescued and returned home after a yearlong AP investigation exposed extreme labor abuses in Southeast Asia’s seafood industry.

Posted in Behind the News

A scoop that surprised the experts

, by Erin Madigan White

The following memo to AP staff from Senior Managing Editor Mike Oreskes describes how an environmental exclusive came together through the reporting of a European correspondent, joined by AP colleagues in Asia:

Posted in Announcements

Bangkok bureau chief named Journalist of the Year in Asia

, by Erin Madigan White

The Society of Publishers in Asia named The Associated Press’ Bangkok Bureau Chief Todd Pitman Journalist of the Year, in recognition of his work over the past 12 months, including gripping stories from Typhoon Haiyan and moving coverage of the travails of the Rohingya in Myanmar.

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