Topic: “Local news”

Posted in Announcements

AP to host 2 Report for America journalists

, by Lauren Easton

The Associated Press will add two journalists dedicated to local news coverage in Connecticut and New York as part of the 2019 Report for America program.

Posted in Behind the News

A local look at life expectancy

, by Lauren Easton

An AP analysis of data from the National Center for Health Statistics, which revealed just how much location can impact life expectancy, has been localized by member news organizations.

Posted in Behind the News

Fact-checking to ‘reach deeper' into communities

, by Lauren Easton

As the Nov. 6 U.S. midterm elections approach, AP has stepped up efforts to fact-check political misinformation circulating at the local, state and national levels. 

Posted in Industry Insights

Survey offers revealing look at news subscribers

, by Lauren Easton

A new study by the Media Insight Project, a joint effort by the American Press Institute and The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, reveals what motivates readers to pay for news, offering publishers insight into the new media landscape.

Posted in Announcements

Appalachia coverage earns AP journalist Livingston Award

, by Lauren Easton

AP reporter Claire Galofaro received the Livingston Award for Local Reporting from the University of Michigan on Tuesday, in recognition of her outstanding work documenting economic despair in Appalachia.

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