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July 23rd event to highlight drones and photojournalism

Chuck Tobin, a former journalist who now heads the national media practice team at the Washington law firm of Holland & Knight, will speak at a special event on drones and photojournalism at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 23 at the National Press

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CDC director to tackle MERS, measles, global health threats, July 22 luncheon

Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control, will address concerns about the MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) virus and other key health issues at a National Press Club Luncheon on Tuesday, July 22.

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South African President Zuma to speak at NPC Luncheon Aug. 4

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa will be the guest at a National Press Club Speakers Luncheon at 1:30 p.m. Monday, August 4, in the Ballroom.

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From the President's Desk


Acting Responsibly, as The Washington Post did

Ever since I began teaching journalism as an adjunct in 1987 in London, I have put three large letters – RAF – on the white boards in the classrooms so that the students see them as they walk in for the first time.

I explained to my first students in London that no, those letters do not stand for the Royal Air Force, but rather they represent what I consider the three tenets of journalism: Responsibility, Accuracy and Fairness.

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