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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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  • 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...
  • Why so formal with the president?

    Why so formal with the president?
    American exceptionalism—which is fun to say (all those syllables!)—is grabbing some headlines this summer, thanks to the intersection of a heat-filled presidential campaign and a much-hyped, much-watched Olympics. We're devouring these Summer...
  • Hey, AP, wanna talk dictionaries?

    On my desk at The Sun and on my shelves at Loyola and home are copies of Webster's New World College Dictionary. As old as I am, the dictionary is in common use in newsrooms and is the reference dictionary for the Associated Press Stylebook. But back...
  • Malcolm Browne dies at 81; journalist took burning monk photo

    Of the foreign journalists who had been alerted to a shocking political protest against South Vietnam's U.S.-supported government, only one — Malcolm Browne of the Associated Press — arrived in June 1963 to document it. His photos of Buddhist...
  • Shepard Fairey gets two years' probation in Obama 'Hope' poster case

    Shepard Fairey gets two years' probation in Obama 'Hope' poster case
    Shepard Fairey, the Los Angeles street artist, has received a sentence of two years' probation and a $25,000 fine in his criminal contempt case involving his "Hope" poster of Barack Obama. The sentence was handed down Friday morning in a New York court....
  • Jim Calhoun Timeline: The Career Of A Hall Of Fame Coach

    Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass. Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960) Head Coaching Career: Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69 Westport...
  • 7 people are accused of falsely taking federal disaster benefits after Joplin tornado

    7 people are accused of falsely taking federal disaster benefits after Joplin tornado
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A federal grand jury indicted seven people from Joplin and a man from Lebanon, in separate and unrelated cases, for fraudulently receiving federal disaster benefits following the tornado on May 22, 2011. Karen Parks, 37; Ronald Irby,...
  • Damn you, Sam Walton

    We're trying to plug a few gaps in our electronic dictionary, and one editor has suggested that we make sure that Walmart is on the list of objectionable words to be flagged, because the Associated Press Stylebook specifies Wal-Mart.  I pointed out that ...
  • PASSINGS: Edwin Q. White, Bill Dees

    Edwin Q. White Saigon bureau chief for AP during Vietnam War Edwin Q. White, 90, who as Associated Press bureau chief in Saigon during the 1960s was part of a fabled crew of journalists who covered the Vietnam War, died Thursday in Honolulu, the...
  • Sorry, AP, can't go along on "homophobia"

    The editors of the Associated Press Stylebook discourage the use of the word homophobia, and this is their explanation: "Phobia means irrational, uncontrollable fear, often a form of mental illness. In terms like homophobia, it's often speculation. The...
  • Hey, AP, maybe you could ban "suspect"

    I wrote last night about the misguided effort by the editors of the Associated Press Stylebook to discourage the use of the word homophobia. If the editors wanted to do something really useful, they would insert in the next edition an entry cautioning the...