Topic: “Business news”

Posted in Announcements

Three journalists named to senior news leadership team

, by Lauren Easton

Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Sally Buzbee announced today three key appointments: Noreen Gillespie is the new Deputy Managing Editor for U.S. News, Sarah Nordgren becomes the new Deputy Managing Editor for Sports, Business News, Entertainment and Lifestyles, and Health and Science, and Lisa Gibbs is the new Director of News Partnerships.

Posted in Announcements

The Associated Press Municipal Bond Index launches Monday

, by Lauren Easton

On Monday, AP will unveil a new, branded index to measure municipal bond performance.

Posted in Behind the News

Reporter provides rare view inside Coke

, by Paul Colford

One top AP editor said the story “sent dominoes tumbling in all directions.”

Business reporter Candice Choi obtained stunning emails that showed Coca-Cola Co. was a guiding force behind a nonprofit group founded to fight obesity. “Coke helped pick the group’s leaders, edited its mission statement and suggested articles and videos for its website,” Choi wrote.

Posted in Announcements

Automated earnings stories multiply

, by Erin Madigan White

The Associated Press, working with Automated Insights and Zacks Investment Research, is now automatically generating more than 3,000 stories about U.S. corporate earnings each quarter, a tenfold increase over what AP reporters and editors created previously. Here, Assistant Business Editor Philana Patterson, who has been overseeing the rollout of this process in the newsroom, gives an update on AP’s automation efforts that began last summer.

Posted in Behind the News

What’s the deal with Davos?

, by Michael Oreskes

DAVOS, Switzerland — It’s hard to think of any other event quite like the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting here in the Swiss Alps. The U.N. General Assembly draws more world leaders. The Oscars attract more celebrities. But nothing brings together quite this combination of corporate executives, academics, philanthropists and media.

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