, the Associated Press
is an American news
agency run by the media sources that contribute
to it. It is the largest news
agency in the world and has subscribers (people who pay a fee to use AP's material) in almost every free-market economy
nation in the world.
The AP is made up of almost 2,000 American
newspapers and about
5,000 TV/radio stations while its photo library
has exceeded 10 million pictures of news
Although the AP tries to remain unbiased some occasional yellow journalism
and personal biases are included
in media information.