The Associated Press is looking to create new products and services, according to CEO and president Tom Curley, who was speaking at the Associated Press Managing Editors Convention. Poynter's Steve Myers was live blogging from the conference, which is taking place at the Poynter Institute.
The AP will definitely go into e-commerce and create some subscription-based products, Myers reported Curley as saying, such as a service that collects the top stories of the day and includes "the story behind the story." A product based on the top 25 football teams is another possibility. This echoed elements of Curley's speech at another meeting on Monday, when he mentioned a plan to launch new mobile and tablet applications early next year. convention.
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