Topic: “Politics”

Posted in Industry Insights

Beyond exit polls: A new way to survey voters

, by Lauren Easton

In its search for new ways to survey a changing electorate, AP continued its experiments aimed at evolving the traditional, in-person exit poll in 2017, testing a new approach aimed at reaching both those who vote in person on Election Day and the increasing number of voters who cast ballots early — roughly 40 percent in 2016.  

Posted in Industry Insights

Updating our polling guidance

, by Lauren Easton

The 2018 AP Stylebook will include a new chapter on polls and surveys, adding details to help journalists report responsibly on public opinion research heading into the U.S. midterm elections.

Posted in Behind the News

How I got that photo of Zuckerberg’s notes

, by Lauren Easton

When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday about privacy failures at his company, a photograph of an open binder containing his notes made headlines.

Posted in Behind the News

New survey takes pulse of young Americans

, by Lauren Easton

As the run-up to the U.S. midterm elections begins, the new Youth Political Pulse survey, by MTV with The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, aims to reveal what political issues matter most to young Americans.

Posted in Announcements

Nancy Benac promoted to White House editor

, by Lauren Easton

AP Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace today announced a key appointment, sending this memo to her staff:

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