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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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  • 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...
  • It will never be over

    Weary as you must be about the back-and-forth about the Associated Press Stylebook's abandonment of the over/more than distinction, I have found what may be a locus classicus of bad argument in favor of the superstition.  At Mahsable, Alex Hazlett and...
  • 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...
  • 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

    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...
  • 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...
  • Bob Thomas dies at 92; AP newsman saw it all on Hollywood beat

    Bob Thomas dies at 92; AP newsman saw it all on Hollywood beat
    Bob Thomas, a Los Angeles-based reporter and columnist who covered entertainment for the Associated Press for more than six decades, writing compelling, human and often humorous stories about Hollywood's glittering and glamorous, has died. He was 92....
  • Dateline Gettysburg: The Tribune regrets the (minor) errors

     
    Sunday's print column Considering the personal and journalistic hardships my unknown predecessor at the Tribune endured in order to file a lengthy dispatch from the battlefield cemetery at Gettysburg 150 years ago this week, I can hardly fault him for.......
  • Jenkins pours in points, assists as Hampton U women beat UMBC

    HAMPTON Other than assist totals that make one wonder if the official scorer has been drinking, the ways Jericka Jenkins wills Hampton University to wins don't always show up in box scores. On Saturday night, though, her value couldn't have been...
  • Lafayette-James Monroe is the marquee matchup in the Region I semifinals

    The Bay Rivers District advanced five schools to this week's Region I football playoff semifinals and is assured of at least one finalist: the winner of the Poquoson-York game in Division 3. Any other Bay Rivers District team to reach the finals must...