Best of AP — Honorable Mention


Sourcework puts AP ahead as McSally reveals she was raped in Air Force

Colleen Long, homeland security reporter, Washington, for putting AP ahead of all other news organizations by jumping on a tip from a source, reporting U.S. Sen. Martha McSally’s shocking revelation that she had been sexually assaulted while in the Air Force. When McSally told a Senate subcommittee she had been raped, Long messaged the desk to file the alert, catching other media on Capitol Hill off-guard.

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