Best of the Week


Indonesian volcano triggers tsunami; hundreds dead, thousands displaced


Jakarta staffers Niniek Karmini, news person; Fadlan Syam, video journalist; Margie Mason, medical writer; Dita Alangkara, chief photographer; Achmad Ibrahim and Tatan Syuflana, photographers; Andi Jatmiko, senior producer; and Kuala Lumpur video journalist Syawalludin Zain, for dominant coverage of the eruption of the Anak Krakatau volcano just two days before Christmas, and the ensuing tsunami that hit Indonesia’s Sunda Strait. AP was first to go live from the site – and stay exclusively live for a day – with the text story generating more than 200,000 page views in less than 24 hours.

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