Australian Associated Press (AAP) is Australia's national news agency. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. News agency (alternative A news agency is an organization of Journalists established to supply News reports to organizations in the News trade The organisation was established in 1935. Year 1935 ( MCMXXXV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
AAP employs more than 175 journalists who work in bureaux in all Australian states and territories. It also maintains correspondents in Port Moresby, London, Auckland, Jakarta and Los Angeles as well as using a network of contributors from the US, Europe, Asia and Africa. ||-||-||-||-||-||} Port Moresby (ˌpɔrt ˈmɔrzbi or Pot Mosbi in Tok Pisin, population 255000 (2000 is the Capital and largest city of Papua London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. The Auckland metropolitan area or Greater Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest and most populous urban area in the country Jakarta (also DKI Jakarta) is the Capital and largest city of Indonesia. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West AAP's domestic news coverage is complemented by alliances with the major international news agencies.
AAP is owned by four Australian news organisations - News Ltd, Fairfax, West Australian Newspapers (publishers of The West Australian) and Rural Press Limited. News Corporation (often abbreviated to News Corp) (,,) is one of the world's largest media conglomerate companies by Market capitalisation Fairfax Media Limited, is one of Australia's largest diversified media companies The West Australian (often simply called The West) is the only locally-edited daily newspaper published in Perth Western Australia, and is owned by Rural Press Limited is an Australian media company which owns approximately 170 newspaper and magazine titles The Canberra Times being the most prominent Fairfax and News Ltd both own 45%, West Australian Newspapers 8%, and Rural Press 2%. Together these companies produce the vast majority of Australian newspapers.
AAP's main focus is on breaking news. But it also distributes 'soft' news, colour stories, feature stories, opinion, filler material and photographs.
The editor-in-chief is Tony Gillies.
In the 1990s, AAP's telecommunications division was spun off as a telco, AAPT, now owned by Telecom New Zealand. AAPT is Australia's third largest land line Telecommunications company and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Telecom New Zealand. Telecom New Zealand () is a Wellington, New Zealand -based Telephone company and through its subdivision Xtra, an Internet service
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