Tag: “politics ”

1848 to 2018: AP’s role in the U.S. election process

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The world of elections is constantly changing as technologies, rules and regulations evolve. While we tap into the experience of our political reporters and the relationships we’ve built with elections officials in all 50 states, we also adapt day in and day out to serve our customers.

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.

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.

Insights from MIT on politics and Twitter

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A research scientist from the MIT Media Lab explains how a data analytics machine mines news archives to open a window into the intersection of news and social media.

How data is reshaping elections coverage

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​Our director of elections services describes the changes he’s seen in the industry, and why data is so important for storytellers moving forward.