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In one sentence, please explain what is special and exclusive — what is the beat — in the item being nominated.

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In 300 words or less, please summarize the story and its significance, with an emphasis on the journalism and tradecraft involved.

Did factors such as these contribute to the unique coverage?

  • source development
  • a tip
  • aggressive reporting
  • smart planning
  • beat expertise
  • speed of filing
  • overcoming restricted access or logistical hurdles
  • coordination across bureaus or departments
  • innovative presentation

How were other formats included in the work?

Competitive Performance

If this was a competitive win, what was AP’s margin over competitors? Is it a scoop, exclusive or innovative enterprise? If other media have covered the story, what distinguishes AP’s coverage?

Summarize highlights of play on AP platforms or other media. If relevant, what were metrics on play and engagement?

Story Impact

Was there impact from this work?
Was the work cited on TV, radio, websites or in print?

Did the coverage result in outside media interviews, editorials or other attention? Was there reaction from lawmakers, other officials or the general public?

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