AP wins top award for slavery story

Four Associated Press journalists have won the top award for investigative business journalism given by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at Arizona State University. At considerable personal risk, Robin McDowell, Margie Mason, Martha Mendoza and Esther Htusan interviewed captive Burmese slaves on an Indonesian island
to expose labor abuses
by a Thai fishing industry that ships its cargo to major U.S. supermarkets and pet food companies.

AP to expand data-driven journalism

The Associated Press announced an effort to expand public access to critical information and bring data journalism to a wider array of news organizations with $400,000 from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. With the funding, AP will add additional data journalists to its team and increase its distribution of data sets that include localized information to thousands of news organizations.

Become a go-to source for health content

Curious audiences are turning to the Internet as the first stop to learn more about their health. Join AP's webinar at 3 p.m. ET on Thursday, Oct. 8, as we detail how our partnership with Healthgrades, the No. 1 digital platform for healthcare consumers, takes advantage of this trend to grow your revenue.
Register today

Today's top news

For more of the day's top stories, photos, video and up-to-the-minute breaking news alerts, download AP Mobile on iTunes or Google Play. 

itunes-download-app-button google-play-download-button

All contents © copyright 2015 Associated Press. All rights reserved.