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The Associated Press is launching an NFT marketplace for photography

The Associated Press, the leading global news wire service, is looking to non-fungible tokens to monetize its photojournalism. Per a January 10 announcement from the AP, the NFT marketplace will go live on January 31. Blockchain-as-a-service firm Xooa has built out the marketplace, minting the NFTs on Polygon (formerly Matic), an Ethereum-tied network that the AP identifies as “environmentally friendly.” “As a not-for-profit news cooperative, proceeds go back into funding factual, unbiased AP journalism,” the announcement says, optimistic that collectors …