The platform will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning photos

​Associated Press to launch NFT marketplace on Polygon to support journalism

11.01.2022 - 09:40


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What's new? According to a press release from the Associated Press (AP) news agency, the company will launch its own NFT marketplace on the Polygon platform on January 31. The marketplace will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning photos as well as digital images by famous photographers. The project should attract people's attention to journalism.

The Associated Press press release

What kind of photos will be featured on the platform? The first batch of tokens will focus on the topics of war, climate, and space. The collection will include shots by famous photographers such as Emilio Morenatti and Oded Balilty. Each NFT will contain detailed metadata and information about the photo: the date, time, location, as well as equipment specifications, and camera settings. Dwayne Desaulniers, AP’s director of blockchain and data licensing, said:

“For 175 years, AP’s photographers have recorded the world’s biggest stories through gripping and poignant images that continue to resonate today.”


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