Topic: The Associated Press

U.S. Secretly Built Cuba's Twitter Clone to Spark Unrest, the AP Reports Even tried to recruit Jack Dorsey

A Cuban Twitter clone that once counted tens of thousands of users on the small Communist island was actually a U.S. plot to manufacture dissent there, according to an Associated…

April 3, 2014, 9:11 AM EDT

Associated Press Updates Social Media Guidelines News organization publishes best practices for reporting on sensitive stories

The Associated Press announced an update to its social media guidelines, with a focus in part on potentially dangerous or sensitive stories, like the recent terrorist attack in Boston. "When there’s…

May 7, 2013, 5:53 PM EDT

Associated Pushback on Twitter AP rankles some with Samsung ads

The Associated Press this week is causing a stir by running ads for Samsung via the wire service's Twitter account. The ads—appearing in conjunction with the Consumer Electronics Show in…

January 8, 2013, 6:50 PM EST

Microsoft Gets 30 Brands to Run Windows 8 In-App Ads 20th Century Fox, Nissan running first campaigns

Microsoft may or may not be dropping upwards of $1 billion to promote its latest operating system Windows 8, and now the company’s announcing that 30 brands have agreed to…

November 1, 2012, 3:45 PM EDT

AP to Distribute 'Hollywood Reporter,' 'Billboard' Content News network to feature news, features from both titles

The Associated Press has struck a distribution deal with The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard (both owned by Adweek’s parent company, Prometheus Global Media) that will let AP customers access content…

February 15, 2012, 9:30 AM EST

Publishers Form NewsRight to License Content Online Former ABC News president Westin named CEO

There’s no question that readers' appetite for news is more voracious than ever. But as news consumption migrates online, newspapers and other major news organizations are facing huge financial challenges…

January 5, 2012, 10:19 AM EST

AP Strikes Celeb Deal With Social Network WhoSay Can starlets' tweets and AP content get along?

The Associated Press announced today an agreement with an unlikely partner: WhoSay, the celebrity-only social media platform you may not have heard of yet but have likely encountered. That’s because whenever…

December 14, 2011, 12:52 PM EST

AP Business Journalist Slams Newsroom Leadership Management became 'negative and mean-spirited'

Janna Herron, who worked for the AP for more than five years, attacked the organization's leadership in a resignation email to her colleagues, saying that the wire service's business department,…

May 31, 2011, 11:28 AM EDT

Digital Exec Bolts From the AP Nick Ascheim was key to digital expansion plans

Nick Ascheim has bolted from the Associated Press, a little over a year after the news cooperative poached him from The New York Times. As general manager of AP Digital,…

May 3, 2011, 12:35 PM EDT