New head of international news and editor at large for standards are named

Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll today announced two key appointments: Ian Phillips is the new Vice President for International News and John Daniszewski becomes the new Editor at Large for Standards.

'Normcore,' 'Uniqlo' among added entries in new AP Stylebook

AP released the 2016 edition of The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law, which includes nearly 250 new or revised entries and the first interior page redesign in decades. There are 36 new and updated entries in the food chapter, from arctic char to whisky/whiskey, and eight new and updated entries in the fashion chapter, including normcore and Uniqlo.

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AP CORPORATE ARCHIVES PRESENTS THESE MINIDOCUMENTARIES

The Associated Press reports D-Day and the liberation of Paris

This video follows the Battle for France from the first landings on the Normandy coast (June 6, 1944), through the Liberation of Paris (August 25, 1944), seen through the eyes of AP war correspondent and two-time Pulitzer winner "Beachhead" Don Whitehead.

The Associated Press Covers the Fall of the Berlin Wall, Nov. 9, 1989

It begins in Communist Hungary in May of 1989, when border guards began snipping at the barbed wire barrier, allowing a flood of East Germans to pass through into Austria. From then on, it was just a matter of time before the political pressure brought down on East Germany resulted in the elimination of all travel restrictions between East and West Berlin and then—inevitably—the physical collapse of the wall, beginning on Friday, Nov. 10, 1989.

Bob Thomas Covers Hollywood’s Golden Age

This documentary offers an overview of the 66-year career of Hollywood’s longest-serving reporter. Using photography from AP Images, and structured around Thomas’ 2009 oral history interview, the narrative follows Thomas around Hollywood as he finds ingenious ways of spending time with the stars. It closes with his story of the opening of Disneyland in July 1955, written from the perspective of his two small daughters.

Counting the Vote, Calling the Race: Election Night at The Associated Press

Drawing on video, photographs and documents from the Corporate Archives, we trace the history of elections coverage from 1848, just two years after AP's founding, to the contested year of 2000, with stops in 1948 (Dewey v. Truman) and 2000 (the only race AP has never called). Washington bureau chief Sally Buzbee and news editor David Pace analyze the challenges ahead in 2016.

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