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The Associated Press is an independent global news organization dedicated to factual reporting. Founded in 1846, AP today remains the most trusted source of fast, accurate, unbiased news in all formats and the essential provider of the technology and services vital to the news business.

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For 170 years, we have been breaking news and covering the world’s biggest stories, always committed to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism. We were founded as an independent news cooperative, whose members are U.S. newspapers and broadcasters, steadfast in our mission to inform the world. From delivering the news via pony express in 1846 to working in virtual reality today, we are always innovating. 
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Our people
We are a proudly independent group of media professionals and business innovators, guided by a leadership team devoted to shaping the future of journalism. Every day, our people work toward our mission of informing the world.
Our causes
We have been leading the media industry ever since our founding in 1846, championing journalism across the globe. In 2005, we established the AP Emergency Relief Fund to help our colleagues around the world when they are affected by conflict and disaster. The money we've raised has rebuilt their homes, replaced their destroyed belongings and moved their families to safe houses.
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The outstanding work of our journalists has been recognized with numerous awards. We’ve won 56 Pulitzer Prizes, including 34 for photography, since the award was established in 1917.  
Our year
Read about our achievements over the last year in our 2020 Annual Report. Our chairman and CEO provide a look into our current business position and break down key figures about our reach, output and finances.
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