Associated Press – Now With Two More Years Experience

February 1st, 2006 · No Comments
by Booksquare

We don’t understand why we stopped and read this story, but stop we did. Read, we did. Post, we did. The age of the Associated Press isn’t of even the remotest fascination, except, well, except that it’s older than one thought. Which is just one of those things that makes you wonder what or who else is older than you’d think.

Historically, the AP has dated its origins to a meeting of New York City publishers at the Sun office in May 1848. According to the Beach documents, the inaugural meeting took place two years earlier, with the agreement to share news from the war with Mexico.

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