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Attribution Problem: AP Swipes Story From The Hill - Posted September 19, 2012
It takes a certain amount of clumsiness to break something that's already broken. The Hill's Alexandra Jaffe broke the news yesterday that Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) was ... [FishbowlDC]

AP Denies Dwindling Convention Coverage - Posted August 1, 2012
With newsroom budgets shrinking, so is the number of reporters who can attend the conventions. AP is planning a cut in convention staffing, down to what we're told is a roughly 50 percent decrease and 10 print side staff for both conventions. But AP Spokesman ... [FishbowlDC]

AP Internship Program To Return In 2012 - Posted December 13, 2010
Though the 2011 internship program at the Associated Press is dead, the good news is that the internships will return in 2012, AP spokesman Paul Colford confirmed to Richard Prince. "The Associated Press is putting all of its internship programs on a one-year hiatus... [MediaJobsDaily]

AP Prez Curley On Interns: 'We Must Focus Resources On Getting Projects Accomplished' - Posted November 29, 2010
That's what AP president and CEO Rob Curley told Rhonda LeValdo, president of the Native American Journalists Association, in response to an e-mail from her asking the AP to reconsider its reconsideration of its famous interns... [MediaJobsDaily]

Decades-Old AP Internship Program In Jeopardy? - Posted November 23, 2010
The news that the Associated Press may be cutting its internship program for minorities has been making its way around the Internet, but the situation is more serious than that. The AP no longer has a minority-focused internship program... [MediaJobsDaily]

It's Official: CNN Drops AP Subscription - Posted June 21, 2010
As TVNewser first reported earlier this month, CNN has gone ahead and is dropping its subscription to the Associated Press, effective immediately. CNN's own newsgathering operation will be the primary source of content on CNN, CNN.com and CNN Radio. According to an internal memo from CNN Worldwide chief ... [TVNewser]

Layoffs at AP - Posted March 29, 2010
More bad news. Our friends at FishbowlNY are reporting layoffs at AP -- 11 staffers in total. Paul Colford, director of media relations for AP, has confirmed the news. He said employees received notices "late last week and today". Colford said "no one else" was affected. He added, "We have continued to look... [FishbowlDC]

Layoffs Underway At The Associated Press? - Posted November 17, 2009
Rumors of more layoffs at the Associated Press have been swirling for a number of weeks, as the news organization moves towards its goal of reducing its global ... [Fishbowl NY]

Layoffs Underway At The Associated Press? - Posted November 17, 2009
Rumors of more layoffs at the Associated Press have been swirling for a number of weeks, as the news organization moves towards its goal of reducing its global ... [FishbowlNY]

Associated Press Plans Summit To Quell Employees' Fears - Posted October 30, 2009
With possible layoffs putting The Associated Press on the top of our layoff watch, employees at the newswire are understandably anxious about losing t... [Fishbowl NY]

Associated Press Plans Summit To Quell Employees' Fears - Posted October 30, 2009
With possible layoffs putting The Associated Press on the top of our layoff watch, employees at the newswire are understandably anxious about losing t... [FishbowlNY]

Next Up On The Layoff Watch: AP - Posted October 29, 2009
As it works towards its goal of cutting payroll costs by 10 percent by the end of the year, the Associated Press is likely to cut staffers, reports Michael Calderone at ... [Fishbowl NY]

Next Up On The Layoff Watch: AP - Posted October 29, 2009
As it works towards its goal of cutting payroll costs by 10 percent by the end of the year, the Associated Press is likely to cut staffers, reports Michael Calderone at ... [FishbowlNY]

AP Won't Be Charging Bloggers $2.50 A Word Any Time Soon - Posted August 4, 2009
Over the weekend, a blog post on Mashable.com opened up a fresh wound for the Associated Press, forcing the news collective to put out a sta... [Fishbowl NY]

AP Won't Be Charging Bloggers $2.50 A Word Any Time Soon - Posted August 4, 2009
Over the weekend, a blog post on Mashable.com opened up a fresh wound for the Associated Press, forcing the news collective to put out a sta... [FishbowlNY]

Noon Reading List: 05.11.09 - Posted May 11, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. It is day 112 covering the Obama administration a... [FishbowlDC]

Murdoch Speaks Out About Regan Firing - Posted February 9, 2007
The New York Daily News' Paul Colford reports on yesterday's comments by NewsCorp chair Rupert Murdoch about why Judith Regan simply had to be let go. "She wasn't for us," he said, "She turned out not a team player, and that's putting it mildly." Interviewed at "Media Summit New York," held... [GalleyCat]

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