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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: 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...
  • Defending national champs Florida State No. 1 in AP pre-season poll

    Defending national champs Florida State No. 1 in AP pre-season poll
    Florida State, for what it's worth these days, was an overwhelming pick for No. 1 in Sunday's release of the Associated Press pre-season college football poll. The Seminoles garnered 57 of the available 60 first place votes. Florida State is followed by...
  • Teel Time: History says surprises likely among College Football Playoff qualifiers

    Reigning national champion Florida State, dynastic Alabama, sartorially splendid Oregon and old-school Oklahoma are Nos. 1-4 in the Associated Press’ preseason poll. The chances of that foursome qualifying for the inaugural College Football...
  • 2 Americans say they'll face trial soon in North Korea, seek U.S. help

    2 Americans say they'll face trial soon in North Korea, seek U.S. help
    Two Americans detained in North Korea expect to be tried soon, they told the Associated Press on Friday, and are pleading with the U.S. government to obtain their release. Jeffrey Fowle and Matthew Miller, who were detained three months ago, told an...
  • Lewis Katz death is a blow to news media culture

    Lewis Katz death is a blow to news media culture
    In 1972, Philadelphia's leading newspaper was based in a mostly windowless building that looked like and had the atmosphere of a huge mausoleum. That was the year I somehow landed a job with The Associated Press, which had its Philadelphia office in a...
  • NFL reportedly was given copy of Ray Rice elevator video in April

    NFL reportedly was given copy of Ray Rice elevator video in April
    In a development that could have a devastating effect on NFL management, the Associated Press is reporting the league was provided a copy of the Ray Rice elevator tape in April -- even though NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has insisted no one at the NFL...
  • 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...
  • The AP's complicated word-association test

    In what may be the greatest victory to date for the sophisticatedly asinine organization "No Labels," the Associated Press has embraced a new policy against "labeling people." For instance, its widely used and influential style guide is being purged of...
  • Going my way

    I hate to seem disloyal, but it doesn't take much to touch off a kerfuffle among copy editors. And now a new one is underway.  Yes, underway, the word the Associated Press Stylebook, in all its pomp and majesty declared last week to be a single word...
  • Obama administration assaults press freedom

    Obama administration assaults press freedom
    In Washington, as in any seat of power, most acts of folly begin with hubris. Government leaders, elected or appointed, usually don't intend to do the wrong thing, to overstep or cause harm, but they become so convinced, so certain of their purpose,...