National Press Club

Club podcast addresses private space entrepreneurs

March 15, 2017 | By Adam Konowe | Adam.Konowe@tmpgovernment.com

In the latest episode of Update-1, Adam Knowe, vice-chair of the National Press Club Broadcast/Podcast Team, discusses private sector space entrepreneurs with Pat Host, Club board of governors member and a staff reporter with Access Intelligence.

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Newsmaker panel slates examination of Trump budget, March 17

March 12, 2017 | By Joseph Luchok | joseph.luchok@verizon.net

The framework for President Donald Trump's first federal budget proposal is expected to be released this Thursday. The following day, on March 17, the National Press Club is presenting a panel of federal budget experts to discuss the proposal at a National Press Club Newsmaker at 10 a.m., in the Club's Conference Rooms.

This news conference is open to credentialed media and Club members, free of charge. No advance registration is required.

The panel is expected to include:

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Contender in Mexico’s elections plans appearance, March 15

March 10, 2017

Mexico is gearing up for a presidential election in June 2018, and the leading contender, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the founder of Mexico´s Morena Party (Movimiento de Regeneración Nacional-National Regeneration Party), plans to speak at a National Press Club Newsmaker on Wednesday, March 15, at 1 p.m. in the Lisagor Room.

This news conference is open to credentialed media and Club members, free of charge. No advance registration is required.

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Register today to learn cyber security techniques for journalists March 13

March 10, 2017 | By Julie Schoo | jschoo@press.org

Sign up today to attend a lively conversation on journalism’s changing relationship with using cybersecurity techniques.

A panel of reporters and cyber security professionals will examine the current threat landscape and offer recommendations to journalists on how to safeguard their digital communications at an evening discussion on March 13 at 6:30 p.m. The program is part of the National Press Club's annual celebration of Sunshine Week.

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Satirist O'Rourke returns to Club to explain election March 16

March 10, 2017 | By Heather Forsgren Weaver | HeatherForsgrenWeaver@gmail.com

The 2016 presidential election found P.J. O’Rourke, a libertarian satirist who almost always votes for the Republican nominee, endorsing and voting for Hillary Clinton, he told Jeff Glor on the Charlie Rose Show March 1.

O'Rourke plans to explain his transformation to a National Press Club Book Rap audience when he returns to the Club Thursday, March 16, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss his latest book, "How The Hell Did This Happen?"

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Journalism Institute to hold classes in encryption techniques this spring

March 9, 2017 | By Rachel Oswald | rachelm.oswald@gmail.com

Classes providing hands-on training in encryption techniques for journalists will be offered this spring by the National Press Club Journalism Institute's Professional Development and the Freedom of the Press teams.

The classes will be one Saturday a month, beginning in March, for three months. The dates are March 25, April 29 and May 27. Classes will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Bloomberg Room. Each session will cover different material.

The sessions, led by cyber security expert Aaron Rinehart and Club member Danny Al-Faruque, will also feature guest lecturers.

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Learn to track cities and states' use of corporate tax breaks April 3

March 9, 2017 | By Kathy Kiely | kkiely@press.org

The National Press Club Journalism Institute and the Professional Development team will offer a workshop on tracking corporate welfare in cities and states Monday, April 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Club’s Zenger Room. Registration is required; tickets are $5 for NPC members and $10 for general public. Register here.

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Journalism contest seeks top reporting on the elderly

March 7, 2017 | By Will Lester | wjlester@aol.com

Journalists who have done good work covering the problems of the elderly are encouraged to enter the National Press Club’s annual journalism contest.

The Joseph D. Ryle Award for Excellence in Writing on the Problems of Geriatrics rewards top reporting on aging.

Named after Joseph D. Ryle, a longtime National Press Club member, the $750 award honors excellence and objectivity in coverage of the problems faced by the elderly.

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Actors' Equity president Shindle plans to advocate against cuts to NEA funding, March 16

March 7, 2017

Kate Shindle, president of the Actors’ Equity Association, plans to advocate against funding cuts for the National Endowment for the Arts and answer questions at a National Press Club Newsmaker press event on Thursday, March 16, at 10 a.m. in the Bloomberg Room.

This news conference is open to credentialed media and Club members, free of charge. No advance registration is required.

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Maryland University dean added to cyber security event, March 13

March 6, 2017 | By Julie Schoo | jschoo@press.org

A panel of reporters and cyber security professionals will offer tips to journalists on safeguarding their digital communications March 13, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the First Amendment Lounge. The event is part of the National Press Club's annual celebration of Sunshine Week.

Registration required; $5 for NPC members and $10 for general public.Register here.

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