How to gather international news in a perilous world

Two dozen international editors convened in Boston for the International Press Institute/Associated Press Foreign Editors' Circle, where they discussed the challenges journalists face when working abroad.

Gear up for the RIO games with AP's coverage

This year we’ll bring multimedia coverage from the first South American city to host the games — Rio de Janeiro. We'll provide round-the-clock breaking news and shareable content for all platforms and devices from our team of writers, photographers and videographers, including many who live in Rio and know firsthand the culture, politics and safety issues surrounding the games.

Branching out in data journalism

Three members of AP’s data journalism team provide a behind-the-scenes look into how they work with the wider editorial team, discover high-impact stories and create new types of content for AP customers.

What happens to migrants once they reach Europe?

AP's chief photographer for the Middle East, Pakistan and Afghanistan, Muhammed Muheisen, describes how he gained access and the trust of asylum seekers living in a defunct prison in the Netherlands. 


New capabilities meet customer demand

AP broadened and enhanced coverage for customers in 2015 by launching more live video channels, offering greater breadth of video content, delivering big data journalism to more newsrooms and identifying breaking news in a new running format. At the same time we paved the way for future newsgathering potential by investing in new technologies and partnering with media venture startups.


It took more than a year of unrelenting investigation, often undercover, for AP journalists to expose the use of forced labor in Southeast Asia’s seafood industry. It took a year to highlight crumbling infrastructure across America. It takes talent, hard work — and time — to produce great journalism that has impact. Take a look at some of the fine work AP journalists delivered to front pages, websites and broadcasts across the globe in 2015.

AP by the numbers: A look at 2015 through stats and figures

Whether it’s video, images or text in newspapers, on television or online, the AP brings the news to people around the world.

US Supply Chain Tainted by Slave-Caught Fish

A year-long investigation by the Associated Press has found that seafood caught by slaves in Indonesia is sent to Thailand, where the fish can wind up in the supply chains of Wal-mart, Kroger, Albertsons, and Safeway.

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