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  • Freelancers at Risk: Photojournalism and the Call for Global Safety Standards, Pt. 1

    April 23, 2015

    Freelancers at Risk: Photojournalism and the Call for Global Safety Standards, Pt. 1

    Part 1: Freelance Photography

    In light of the increasing brutality against journalists overseas, the Investigative Reporting Workshop, the National Press Club Journalism Institute and the Committee to Protect Journalists presented a frank conversation titled “Freelancers at Risk: Photojournalism and the Call for Global Safety Standards.” Panelists from journalism organizations in London,…

    Watch Video | 99 minutes

  • Freelancers at Risk: Photojournalism and the Call for Global Safety Standards, Pt. 2

    April 23, 2015

    Freelancers at Risk: Photojournalism and the Call for Global Safety Standards, Pt. 2

    Part 2: Implementing the Guidelines

    In light of the increasing brutality against journalists overseas, the Investigative Reporting Workshop, the National Press Club Journalism Institute and the Committee to Protect Journalists presented a frank conversation titled “Freelancers at Risk: Photojournalism and the Call for Global Safety Standards.” Panelists from journalism organizations in…

    Watch Video | 72 minutes

  • NPC Luncheon with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

    April 16, 2015

    NPC Luncheon with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke at a National Press Club dinner April 16.

    Ban, who succeeded Kofi Annan in 2007 and won a re-election in 2011, is the sixth UN secretary-general to speak at the NPC.

    Watch Video | 63 minutes

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New & Noteworthy

  1. Video games are learning tools, according to a Club Newsmaker event
  2. Freelancers tell tales of high danger and low pay at Club conference
  3. U.S, lawmaker calls for legalizing medical marijuana
  4. At Book Rap, Paulson urges Congress to pass fast-track trade legislaton
  5. UN chief calls for ceasefire in Yemen, announces trip to Vatican

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Inside the Club

  1. Magic show tonight at the Club

    Tonight's the night. Five magicians from the Society of American Magicians Assembly 23 will perform family-friendly magic in the conference rooms starting at 7 p.m.. Another …

  2. 16th annual NPC Photo Exhibit is coming soon

    The 16th Annual National Press Club Members’ Photography Exhibition is slated to run the month of September in the 13th floor lobby. Sponsored by the Club’s …

  3. Tom Toles to draw and play at May 1 Spring Hoot

    Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Tom Toles will demonstrate his drawing skills and then play with his journalist-laden band, Suspicious Package, at the Silver Owls' Spring Hoot …

  4. NPC Journalism Institute to offer classes on turning numbers into stories

    The NPC Journalism Institute is offering two classes in May on how spreadsheets and databases can turn numbers into stories and stories into prizewinners. The …

  5. Imprisoned former Maldives president to be subject of April 30 Newsmaker

    Laila Ali, wife of imprisoned former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed, will speak at a Newsmaker event on Thursday, April 30, at 10 a.m. in the …

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Freedom of the Press

  1. Freelancer Austin Tice, detained in Syria, to receive Aubuchon Press Freedom Award

    American freelance reporter Austin Tice, detained in Syria since 2012, will receive one of the club's most prestigious honors. The club will give Tice a John Aubuchon Press Freedom Award at its annual awards dinner July 29. The Aubuchon award recognizes those whose work has demonstrated the courage that lies at the heart of a free press. Tice joins Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post reporter detained in Iran, as recipients of the Club's domestic freedom of the press award this year. The club announced Rezaian's award on March 12. The Club also recognizes a foreign journalist annually.

  2. National Press Club Protests Subpoenaing of Indiana Reporter

    The National Press Club strongly protested on Monday an Indiana prosecutor’s subpoenaing of a newspaper reporter and her notes and recordings. The Elkhart County chief deputy prosecutor issued an order on April 8 for Elkhart Truth crime and courts reporter Emily Pfund to testify at a hearing, scheduled for Monday, and to surrender her notes and recordings from interviews with, or relating to, Freddie Rhodes, according to an Elkhart Truth report.

  3. National Press Club President John Hughes issues statement on Jason Rezaian after Iran agreement

    The following statement from National Press Club President John Hughes on Jason Rezaian, Washington Post Tehran bureau chief who has been held in prison in Iran since July 22, 2014.

  4. National Press Club calls on Nigerian authorities to release journalists

    The National Press Club urged the Nigerian government today to immediately release two Al Jazeera journalists who have been detained since March 24 for allegedly reporting on Boko Haram without "clearance."

  5. 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."

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