COLUMBUS, Ohio — In a story Sept. 5, The Associated Press reported that a photographer for a small news organization who was shot by a sheriff’s deputy who mistook his camera for a weapon is uninterested in seeing the officer punished. The story should have made clear that the photographer specifically doesn’t want the officer to lose his job.

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ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.