Topic: “Behind the news”

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AP CEO: News agencies must ‘unleash the truth’

, by Lauren Easton

Speaking at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Thursday, AP President and CEO Gary Pruitt addressed the role of news agencies in the 21st century.

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What is AP? CEO explains in op-ed

, by Lauren Easton

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:

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Recognizing courage in the name of slain AP photographer

, by Lauren Easton

The 2019 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, named for the Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer who was killed reporting in Afghanistan in 2014, has been awarded to Eloisa Lopez, a freelance photojournalist based in Manila.

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Collaborating to reveal what’s ‘Destined to Burn’

, by Patrick Maks

For the first time, AP is collaborating with the USA TODAY Network-California, McClatchy and Media News on a two-part series, “Destined to Burn,” which examines the deadliest wildfire in California history and showcases the ability of news organizations to work together in the name of deep accountability journalism that matters.

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A Pulitzer for 'stories the world heard from no other source'

, by Lauren Easton

As noted by the judges, the Pulitzer Prize won today by AP was: “For a revelatory yearlong series detailing the atrocities of the war in Yemen, including theft of food aid, deployment of child soldiers and torture of prisoners.”

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