Yesterday, a fake tweet from the Associated Press about an attack on the White House was retweeted thousands of times, and sent stocks down. The stock market recovered quickly, but what's so important about the Associated Press? Kathleen Carroll, senior vice president and executive editor for the Associated Press, joins to explain the AP's standards and why it's the most trusted name in news, and how and why the wire service got some things wrong covering Boston last week.
The world’s media may have been invited for a rare peek into North Korea this week but one news organization was already there - the Associated Press. After a year of negotiations the AP opened the first all format, full-time bureau in Pyongyang in January, the first western journalism outfit to ever do so. Executive Editor and Senior Vice President of the Associated Press Kathleen Carroll talks to Bob about what it means to bring the AP’s journalistic standards to reporting in North Korea.
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