Associated Press

Associated Press

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The Associated Press, or AP, is an American news agency, the world's largest such organization. The AP is a cooperative owned by its contributing newspapers and broadcast stations in the United States, who both contribute stories to it and use material written by its staffers. Many newspapers and broadcasters outside the United States are AP subscribers -- that is, they pay a fee to use AP material but are not members of the cooperative. As of 2005, AP's news is used by 1,700 newspapers, in addition to 5,000 television and radio outlets. Its photo library consists of over 10 million ... More » (Source: Wikipedia)

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Audience: Very large audience (1M or more) (English)
Scope: International
Political Viewpoint: Neutral viewpoint
Owners: Cooperative of Newspapers, including Gannett, Tribune, Media News, etc. | other | Managers: Burl Osborne, Tom Curley
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Contact Info: Contact Web Form,
Location: 450 W. 33rd St., New York, NY, New York, NY 10001, US
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Edited By: Jon Mitchell
Last Edit: Mar 4, 2011 - 12:57 PM PST
Story Stats
Top Topics: U.S. (1273), Politics (1185), World (1005), Business (633), Sci/Tech (468), Health (240), Bush Administration (216), Presidential Election 2008 (208), Living (192), Local (181), Obama Administration (179), Media (161), Environment (154), Community (144), U.S. Congress (139)...
Top Authors: Associated Press (62), Matt Apuzzo (22), Laurie Kellman (20), Pete Yost (19), Liz Sidoti (19), Anne Flaherty (16), Ap (16), Andrew Taylor (15), Jennifer Loven (15), Seth Borenstein (15), Nedra Pickler (14), Dina Cappiello (14), Jim Kuhnhenn (14), Martin Crutsinger (13), Stephen Ohlemacher (12)...
Top Formats: News Report (1564), News (439), Special Report (117), News Analysis (101), Opinion (49), Breaking News (45), Investigative Report (25), Poll (19), Interview (6), Fact Check (5), Other (5), Speech (3), Research (3), Review (3), Comment (2)...
 
 
 
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Overall Rating
3.4

Average
from 5,661 story reviews
Quality
3.5
Facts
3.7
Fairness
3.6
Information
3.6
Insight
3.4
Sourcing
3.4
Style
3.4
Accuracy
3.8
Balance
3.1
Context
3.3
Depth
3.0
Enterprise
3.1
Expertise
3.4
Originality
3.3
Relevance
3.9
Transparency
3.1
Responsibility
3.7
Popularity
3.4
Recommendation
3.5
Credibility
3.6
# Reviews
2.2
# Views
4.2
# Likes
1.0
# Emails
1.0
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