In its annual year-end poll, the Associated Press news service asked U.S. editors and news directors to pick the most significant national and international news stories over the last 12 months.

In 2014, the top story in AP’s poll was the officer-involved killings of unarmed black men in Ferguson,

Source:: The Lowdown

AP Poll: The 10 Biggest News Stories of 2015 8 March,2017Matthew Green


Matthew Green

Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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