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Is the AP Good for America? 5/18/08

Posted by Steve Boriss in AP.

My latest article at PajamasMedia.com is about the Associated Press (AP), which has become the elephant in the newsroom. At face value, the AP seems like a good thing, allowing its member newspapers to pool their resources to keep costs of reporting non-local news low. But, the AP is the core reason why the same news stories with the same slant appear in nearly every US newspaper. And while in the past, membership had its privileges, these days the AP is looking more and more like a competitor that is putting its own members out of business. Read all about it at PajamasMedia.com.


1. genius bush - 6/2/08

No the AP is not good for America. Too biased, censorship, controlled, lack of independence in the news.

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