The double discrimination faced by female African-American journalists in the Civil Rights years was the subject of a February 25 Book Rap at the National Press Club.
For young journalists who are doing excellent work, the Sandy Hume Memorial Award is a good way to shine a spotlight on that work, and on the up-and-coming journalist who did it.
Bill Walsh, copy editor at The Washington Post, will lead a National Press Club Journalism Institute session titled “The Stuff Your Editor Is Going to Change” from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Friday, March 6, in the Bloomberg Room.
The National Press Club is the place where news happens. This year, so is the president's office at the Club.
I am an editor at Bloomberg First Word, the breaking-news desk in Washington. Bloomberg has set up four large computer monitors at the president's office. These screens allow me to physically work at the Club during most of each work day. This has been tremendously valuable for juggling Club and First Word duties!