AP Business Desk Pacts With the Devil (Gawker)

AP Business Desk Pacts With the Devil (Gawker)
The Associated Press’ contract with Yahoo reportedly obliges the business desk to hit a quota of 500 daily stories. One source says this pressure has eroded AP’s standards: “Basically, the only way to meet this [quota] was to not do journalism but basically rewrite press releases — adding barely any texture or insight to it.”

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