Fergus Bell

The AP has expanded its commitment to social media and user-generated content as global newsgathering resources, promoting Fergus Bell to the newly created position of social media and UGC editor - international. Bell will work with staff across all formats to continue to access UGC quickly and fairly from contributors around the world and interpret social media during breaking news.
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The Last Word

The AP Stylebook is the definitive resource for writers, editors and journalists worldwide. Available in print, online and mobile apps, AP Stylebook provides fundamental guidelines for spelling, language, punctuation and journalistic style from the world’s leading news organization.
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The AP has launched a new video archive platform to support the full-scale expansion of its stock footage business. Responding to increased demand for online video from digital customers, the platform will give new and existing customers improved access to AP’s vast historical archive.
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Follow AP’s Class of 2012 as the recent university grads emerge from student life and head into the worst economic crisis Europe has seen since the end of World War II. The Associated Press will accompany these five young people over the next 12 months as their lives unfold in the crisis, telling their stories through text, photo and video dispatches - along with webcam diaries and tweets straight from the graduates themselves.

Five graduates. Five capitals. The story of Europe's crisis
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