National Press Club

Panel to probe ethics issues in next campaign coverage 'boot camp' May 14

May 6, 2014 | By Nicole Hoffman |

A panel of experts will engage audience members in a roundtable discussion about a variety of ethics topics in the next installment of the National Press Club's yearlong 'boot camp" about issues that come up in covering political campaigns.

The program will be on Wednesday, May 14, at 9:30 a.m. in the Bloomberg Room. Admission is free.

To register, click here.

Bring your questions about
· Lobbying disclosure
· The Office of Congressional Ethics and ethics committees
· Rules covering members travel and meals
· Proper and improper uses of campaign funds
· When contributions cross a line into bribery, illegal gratuities or honest services fraud

Panelists include Meredith McGehee, Campaign Legal Center; Melanie Sloan, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington; Tom Susman, American Bar Association; and Kathy Kiely, Sunlight Foundation.

This program is presented by the National Press Club Journalism Institute and the Regional Reporters Association, with assistance from the Campaign Legal Center.