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The Associated Press

The Associated Press
The Associated Press is the largest news-gathering organization in the world, disseminating news stories, photographs, graphics, audio and video.

Operating as a not-for-profit cooperative and based in New York City, the AP is owned by 1,500 daily newspaper members in the United States. Its mission is to be a global news network. The AP has more than 4,000 employees working in more than 240 bureaus throughout the world. Founded in 1846, the AP considers itself to be the world's most trusted independent news source.

The cooperative, running in a 24-hour news cycle, helps members distribute their stories and other content to other members and also picks up member stories for i...
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The Associated Press is the largest news-gathering organization in the world, disseminating news stories, photographs, graphics, audio and video.

Operating as a not-for-profit cooperative and based in New York City, the AP is owned by 1,500 daily newspaper members in the United States. Its mission is to be a global news network. The AP has more than 4,000 employees working in more than 240 bureaus throughout the world. Founded in 1846, the AP considers itself to be the world's most trusted independent news source.

The cooperative, running in a 24-hour news cycle, helps members distribute their stories and other content to other members and also picks up member stories for its use. It distributes content to 121 countries and in four languages. The AP has won 49 Pulitzer Prizes in reporting and story-telling and 30 for photography.
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  • Two journalists shot in Afghanistan; one killed

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- An Afghan police officer shot two Western journalists Friday, killing one and seriously wounding the other as they waited in a convoy of poll workers on the eve of the country’s closely watched presidential election. The...
  • There, there, it's not that bad

    I think that civilians must wonder sometimes about the mental stability of copy editors.  Only a few weeks ago, there were alarums and excursions after the editors of the Associated Press Stylebook announced that it is kosher to use over in the sense of...
  • A Word, Please: Long-standing 'over' rule is overruled

    A Word, Please: Long-standing 'over' rule is overruled
    It was the Tweet that launched 1,000 groans from copy editors: The Associated Press Stylebook's longtime snubbing of "over" is over. "New to the stylebook: over, as well as more than, is acceptable to indicate greater numerical value," the AP style...
  • A Word, Please: Just get over the AP style change

    It was the tweet that launched a thousand copy editor groans: The Associated Press Stylebook's longtime snubbing of "over" is over. "New to the stylebook: Over, as well as more than, is acceptable to indicate greater numerical value," the AP style...
  • UConn Starting Five Earns AP Women's All-America Recognition

    UConn sophomore Breanna Stewart took her place among the all-time greats in women's basketball history Tuesday when she was named a unanimous selection to the Associated Press All-America team. But she is just one of five UConn starters to earn some type...
  • Will the real creator of bitcoin please stand up?

    Will the real creator of bitcoin please stand up?
    The day started with a possible answer to one of the digital era's greatest mysteries: Who created the bitcoin virtual currency that has become a multibillion-dollar global phenomenon? From there, with the unlikely revelation by Newsweek magazine that...
  • Bob Thomas Dies: Longtime Hollywood Journalist Covered Oscars, RFK Shooting

    Bob Thomas, the longtime Associated Press writer and dean of Hollywood reporters who covered a record 66 Oscar ceremonies, reported on the biggest stars, from Clark Gable to Tom Cruise, and filed AP's bulletin that Robert F. Kennedy had been shot, died...
  • Bitcoin founder or not, is he having fun messing with our heads?

    Bitcoin founder or not, is he having fun messing with our heads?
    There was already something kind of amusing about Bitcoin, a currency backed by the full faith and credit of magical thinking and traded (until a virtual heist) by, among others, a Tokyo-based company whose name, Mt. Gox, comes from “Magic: the...
  • Attorney: George Zimmerman stole photographer's work to make painting

    Attorney: George Zimmerman stole photographer's work to make painting
    A photographer and news agency whose picture of State Attorney Angela Corey appears to be the basis for George Zimmerman's latest painting are calling the artwork a clear copyright violation. Jacksonville attorney John Phillips, who represents...
  • Hey, AP Stylebook users, they're just guidelines

    A comment on Facebook responding to one of my posts recommending revisions in the Associated Press Stylebook raises a couple of issues worth examining:  Here's what bugs me: the idea that a style guide should, or is claiming to, apply universally. That'...
  • Bells shatter a November morning

    SACRAMENTO — Five bells rang, followed by the clack-clack of paper spewing from the Teletype. It was a bulletin. "Dallas, Nov. 22 (UPI)—Three shots were fired at President Kennedy's motorcade today in downtown Dallas." Five bells for a...