Coming to a political convention near you: an Associated Press blog, featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Walter R. Mears and political reporter Nancy Benac. According to AP, the service — Blog@ap.org — will provide commentary and news tidbits. Mears won his Pulitzer for reporting on the 1976 presidential election. Benac has covered Washington, DC for more than 20 years.
In other technology news, AP announced that it has chosen RetrievalWare (Convera Corp.) “to categorize, search and distribute its multimedia news content.” as part of a major technology initiative.
Editor & Publisher (28 June 04)