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  • The Kalb Report - Why Murrow Matters in the Digital Age

    March 23, 2015

    The Kalb Report - Why Murrow Matters in the Digital Age

    We live in an age when people "read CNN" and "watch The Wall Street Journal." As venerable news organizations transform themselves to survive and thrive in a digital world, new competitors are attracting huge audiences, unencumbered by old infrastructures and empowered by technology.

    This dynamic is driving innovation in the way…

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  • Jason Rezaian Press Conference/Case Update

    March 12, 2015

    Jason Rezaian Press Conference/Case Update

    National Press Club president John Hughes hosted a March 12, 2015 news conference to discuss developments in the case of Jason Rezaian, The Washington Post's Tehran bureau chief who is currently being held in prison in Iran. Ali Rezaian, Jason Rezaian's brother, and Douglas Jehl, Foreign Editor of The Washington…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Sen. Bernie Sanders

    March 9, 2015

    NPC Luncheon with Sen. Bernie Sanders

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) told a luncheon audience at the National Press Club on March 9 that he has not yet decided whether to run for President in 2016, explaining that his potential candidacy hinges on a number of logistical concerns, particularly his ability to fundraise.

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New & Noteworthy

  1. Outgoing FDA commissioner: Regulation, when done right, 'not a roadblock'
  2. Class on how to use Facebook draws big crowd
  3. Stronger military action may be needed against ISIS, Book Rap audience hears
  4. Kalb Report: Journalism integrity not killed by digital technology
  5. Lack of dedicated funding is major cause of Metro’s woes, says stakeholder panel

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Inside the Club

  1. Powerful documentary on veteran re-integration to get D.C. premiere at Club May 18

    The Washington, D.C., premiere of the new documentary, "That Which I Love Destroys Me," followed by a panel discussion will take place Monday, May 18, …

  2. Henry Paulson, former Treasury secretary, is guest at April 17 Book Rap

    Henry Paulson, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, will discuss his new book “Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower” in a …

  3. For a magical evening, come to the Club April 27

    Reserve your seat now for the annual Spring magic show produced by the Society of American Magicians, Assembly 23. Five magicians will perform family-friendly magic in …

  4. Club's Rowse Award to honor best work in critical coverage of the news industry

    The National Press Club wants to see the best coverage of the news industry and journalistic practices from the last year. The Arthur Rowse …

  5. Get tips on how to use LinkedIn as a journalist April 10

    LinkedIn is a powerful social media tool that can help journalists connect with sources and story ideas. To learn how to use it effectively, join …

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Freedom of the Press

  1. National Press Club Questions Egyptian President's Accusations on Jailed Journalists

    The National Press Club questioned the veracity of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi's recent accusation that two Al Jazeera journalists who were imprisoned in his country were "activists." "The Al Jazeera English journalists who were jailed for months in Egypt were simply doing their jobs," said John Hughes, president of the National Press Club. "Tarring them as something other than objective observers is unfair and inaccurate. But it's typical of the kind of canard that dictators use to suppress reporting they don't like."

  2. Statement By Muhammad Ali on Jason Rezaian, Washington Post Reporter Held in Iran

    The following statement by Mohammad Ali was released today by the National Press Club. Ali, who visited the Club during his career for speeches and events, was last here attending a news conference for U.S. hikers held captive in Iran. His statements made on their behalf were credited with contributing to their safe release from Iran.

  3. Sunshine Week summit explores D.C. government transparency on Tuesday

    Celebrating Sunshine Week 2015, the National Press Club's Freedom of the Press Committee will join with the D.C. Open Government Coalition to present the fourth annual "D.C. Open Government Summit" on March 17 from 6 to 8:30pm in the National Press Club's First Amendment Lounge. The event is also co-sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists' D.C. Professional Chapter.

  4. National Press Club to host news conference on Jason Rezaian case, March 12

    National Press Club president John Hughes will host a news conference on Thursday, March 12, at 2 p.m. to discuss developments in the case of Jason Rezaian, The Washington Post's Tehran bureau chief, who is currently being held in prison in Iran. The venue is the NPC's Holeman Lounge. Ali Rezaian, Jason Rezaian's brother, and Douglas Jehl, Foreign Editor of The Washington Post will describe the recent events in this case and the latest conditions for Jason and the prospects for his release.

  5. FOIA faster: National Press Club presents Sunshine Week event on March 16

    In commemoration of Sunshine Week, the National Press Club will offer reporters on Monday, March 16, a hands-on tutorial in getting faster and better results from Freedom of Information Act requests. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Club's Conference Rooms. Sunshine Week is a nationwide celebration of access to public information that occurs every March.

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