Topic: “Breaking news”

Posted in Behind the News

How to describe extremists who rallied in Charlottesville

, by John Daniszewski

UPDATED Aug. 16: We are adding “anti-Semitism” to the definition of “alt-right”; noting that the antifa movement that has been recently in the news actually has antecedents back to the 1930s; and adding some guidance on spelling and punctuation on the recently coined term “alt-left.” The post below includes these updates.

Posted in Announcements

AP names national news editor for beats

, by Lauren Easton

Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Sally Buzbee today announced a key appointment: Wendy Benjaminson is the new national news editor for beats.

Posted in Behind the News

Securing video exclusives in Paris attack, Philippines plot

, by Lauren Easton

Quick thinking and persistence enabled The Associated Press to lead with its video coverage of terrorism on two continents in the same week: an attack on Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, and Islamic militants plotting an assault in the Philippines.

Posted in Behind the News

AP photographer: 'I composed myself enough to shoot pictures'

, by Lauren Easton

When a gunman attacked Russia’s ambassador to Turkey at a photo exhibit in Ankara Monday, AP photographer Burhan Ozbilici didn’t put down his camera. Instead, he captured images of the gunman that immediately went viral.

Posted in Announcements

Stay connected with the new AP News app

, by Lauren Easton

There’s a new offering from The Associated Press available in the App Store: AP News.

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