Monday, June 24, 2019

AP AND NETWORKS CUTTING BACK EXIT POLLING

October 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The consortium formed by ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox News Channel, NBC and the AP to poll voters as they exit the voting booth on election night is cutting back this year, reflecting what the AP said was “a growth in early voting and tough economy for the media.” To offset a decrease of in-person exit […]

AP GOES HD

May 30, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

In what it called “a major milestone,” the Associated Press announced Tuesday that it has completed its conversion to high-definition. AP said that it began upgrading its technical facilities to HDTV 18 months ago and in November 2011 began offering broadcast and cable stations entertainment news in HD. In January of this year, it started […]

ROGER AILES — AP ISN’T “NEUTRAL”

May 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Apparently Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes believes that the Associated Press is yet another mainstream news outlet that is neither fair nor balanced. In an interview with WOUB, a public radio station in Athens, OH, and reported by TVNewser.com, Ailes said that he began his career working at Ohio University’s radio station. “They used to […]

AP SEES THE FUTURE — AND IT’S NOT PRINT

November 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

With many of its newspaper members facing the double whammy of a recession and intense Internet competition, the Associated Press announced Thursday that it is making a significant investment in its video operations. AP said that it is investing $30 million in high-definition video equipment and other digital gear in order to service its TV […]