Study: News automation by AP increases trading in financial markets

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​This year, we collaborated with researchers from Stanford University and the University of Washington to evaluate the role of automated journalism in capital markets. The analysis conducted found compelling evidence that automated articles increase firms’ trading volume and liquidity.​

What does “innovation” mean to you?

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According to media researcher and consultant Fergus Pitt, reacting to change is a constant in today’s society. We talked with him about how news organizations can get a step ahead.

A history of media innovation and press freedom

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The director of our corporate archives recently came across a 1943 speech from our then-general manager that proves especially relevant to the news of today.

Getting started with 360-degree video

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In this second of a two-part series, our lead experimenter with 360-degree video shares the type of equipment we use to produce our immersive stories and the ethics involved in framing them.

Getting the whole picture: Our experience with 360-degree video

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Nathan Griffiths has traveled the world as AP’s lead experimenter with 360-degree video. In this first of a two-part series, he shares what our strategy with the emerging format has been, why we’re expanding it into breaking news, and what the difference really is between 360-degree video and virtual reality.

Divided America: Our guide to the fracturing of a nation

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​Ahead of the general election on Nov. 8, we’ve compiled all of the stories, visuals and interactive elements from our Divided America series this year.

Becoming a “tech-literate” journalist

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ProPublica journalist Julia Angwin shares her thoughts on why stories with data resonate more strongly with audiences.

Going long on fantasy sports coverage

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​An estimated 57 million people spent a combined $32 billion on fantasy sports in the U.S. and Canada last year, according to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association. Here’s how we’re providing more fantasy coverage for football season and beyond.

What will voice-enabled internet mean for journalism?

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As we start communicating with smart devices such as Amazon’s Echo, how will this technology impact news audiences? How will news consumers be able to use voice commands to access stories on demand?

Mining Twitter to bolster your campaign trail coverage

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Confused about whether you’re using social media effectively to cover this year’s U.S. elections? We asked a News Partnerships Manager at one of the networks we use, Twitter, to provide this list of tips and best practices for using the platform.

Increase audience engagement with interactive visuals

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How can publishers create a better experience for their audiences? We asked our director of interactive and digital news production to explain how to increase a story’s resonance through a more natural-looking presentation.

An inside look at our new mobile app

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With its roots dating to the first news app on the market in 2007, AP News delivers an all-new personalized look at the day’s headlines. Our global director of mobile products explains how the app came about and how it can surface more local content relevant to users.

The role of research in journalism

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​We spoke with the director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University about how research can answer some really important questions for news organizations.​

Testing the new Google Jump 360-degree camera

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We got our hands on Google’s 360-degree video camera during the political conventions this summer, filming the delegates and protestors surrounding them. Here’s our review.

Finding a “rare breed” of journalists

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The global news editor of Storyful explains why journalists and technologists need to have interest in each other’s fields in order to create a culture of innovation.

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