Best of AP — Honorable Mention


Polling data drives key coronavirus coverage


The Washington team of Emily Swanson, director of public opinion research; Hannah Fingerhut, polls and surveys reporter; and Kati Perry, data visualization reporter, delivered a well-designed, executed and reported survey of American adults about the coronavirus, providing customers with days of data-driven Only on AP content that brought context and data-driven clarity to our coverage. Among the findings: Despite images of protests against stay-at-home orders that dominated newscasts and front pages, this APNewsAlert set the record straight: “AP-NORC poll: Majority of Americans say it’s unlikely it will be safe enough to lift virus restrictions anytime soon.”

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