Topic: “Israel”

Posted in Announcements

Victoria Eastwood named Middle East news director

, by Nicole Meir

In a memo to staff on Thursday, Vice President and Head of Global News Gathering Paul Haven announced that Victoria Eastwood will join AP as the new Middle East news director, based in Cairo:

Posted in Behind the News

‘Dedication and commitment’ in Israel-Gaza coverage

, by Nicole Meir

Since Oct. 7, AP staff in Israel and Gaza have worked in extremely challenging conditions and often at great personal risk to offer the world a crucial window into the Israel-Gaza war.

Posted in Behind the News

‘Our safe place’: News director recounts former Gaza bureau in interview

, by Lauren Easton

AP’s news director for Israel, Palestine and Jordan, Joe Federman, joined Israel’s Channel 12 foreign affairs program “World Order” on Saturday to discuss the destruction of AP’s bureau in Gaza.

Posted in Behind the News

Deep source network, experience underpin AP reporting in Gaza

, by Erin Madigan White

The Associated Press team in Gaza is reporting the news as they live it, working quickly — under extremely difficult conditions — to verify and debunk information for AP’s customers around the world. Senior Managing Editor Michael Oreskes lauded their efforts in a recent memo to staff: