National Press Club

Panel to reveal how to make blogging pay

October 28, 2013 | By Hannes Luth |

A panel of journalists will discuss how to make blogging pay on Nov. 18, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., in the National Press Club conference rooms.

Blogging offers opportunities and risks. It can bolster a journalist’s career. On the other hand, journalists are frequently asked to blog for free or very little pay, a trend that seems to be growing in the publishing industry.

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Take the night off! We'll cook and you'll see magic, Nov. 27

October 27, 2013 | By Larry Lipman |

Don’t cook at home the night before Thanksgiving. Be wined and dined at the National Press Club’s award-winning restaurant, The Fourth Estate, or enjoy more casual fare upstairs in The Reliable Source.

Either way, magicians from the Society of American Magicians who meet monthly at the National Press Club will perform table-side magic for your family and friends between 6:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. The magic will be so close, some of it will actually happen right in your own hands!

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Support the Book Fair, win fun prizes!

October 27, 2013 | By Nicole Hoffman |

Join “Friends of the Book Fair” in support of the NPC Journalism Institute and get a raffle ticket and free admission to the 36th Annual Book Fair & Authors' night Tuesday, Nov. 19.

“Friend of the Book Fair” contributions of $25 will support the institute, which provides training, research and resources for news professionals and scholarships for the next generation of journalists. Contributions are tax-deductible.

"Friends" can join on line, by mail or in person. To join online, please click here.

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Former Fed Chairman Greenspan to discuss, sign new book, Nov. 6

October 27, 2013 | By Nicole Hoffman |

Former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan will discuss his book, "The Map and the Territory: Risk, Human Nature, and the Future of Forecasting" in conversation with NPC President Angela Greiling Keane on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 6:30 p.m. in the National Press Club Ballroom. A book signing will follow the discussion.

This is a ticketed event and registration is required. Click here to register.

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Lawyers for German human rights group to release report on Camp Ashraf massacre, Oct. 30

October 27, 2013 | By Anthony E. Gallo |

A report alleging Iraqi government complicity in the September massacre at Camp Ashraf of 52 Iranian dissidents will be released at a Newsmaker news conference 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 in the National Press Club's Zenger Room.

The release by lawyers will representing the German human rights group Menschenrechtsverein Für Migranten (Rights for Migrants)comes on the eve of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's state visit to meet with President Obama.

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John DiMaggio to premiere voice acting documentary at NPC, Nov. 8

October 27, 2013 | By Emily Whitten |

The National Press Club will host the East Coast premiere of the voice acting documentary, "I Know That Voice" on Friday, Nov. 8, at 6 p.m. in the National Press Club's conference rooms.

The film’s executive producer, Annie award-winning and Emmy-nominated voice actor John DiMaggio, will introduce the film and answer questions after the screening, followed by a meet-and-greet and signing.

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Former Sen. Judd Gregg to announce new investor protections by bank group at Nov. 7 luncheon

October 24, 2013 | By Alison Fitzgerald |

Former New Hampshire Sen. Judd Gregg, CEO of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, will unveil new protections for investors to be endorsed by the banking group at a National Press Club luncheon on Nov. 7.

Gregg will be accompanied by leaders of several banks who are SIFMA members.

Luncheon is served at 12:30 p.m. Remarks beginning at 1 p.m. and end at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $21 for Press Club members (NPC members may purchase two tickets at this rate) and $35 for all other non-member tickets. This event is in the Holeman Lounge.

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Need holiday gifts for the munchkins in your life? Give them a great read from NPC Book Fair, Nov. 19

October 24, 2013 | By Nicole Hoffman |

A terrific selections of children's books will be for sale at the National Press Club's 36th annual Book Fair & Authors' Night on Tuesday, Nov. 19.

They will be among close to 100 nationally known writers autographing and selling their books at the festive event scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The event is a fundraiser for The National Press Club’s Journalism Institute, a 501(c0(3) that offers training, research and resources for news professionals, and scholarships for the next generation of journalists.

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Top journalists, producer to discuss John F. Kennedy, show clips of new PBS documentary, Oct. 30

October 24, 2013 | By Megan Cotten |

A panel will discuss John F. Kennedy’s life and presidency, accompanied by clips from an upcoming film at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at the National Press Club.

The film, "JFK," premieres on PBS in November in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the president’s death.

The panel will examine how the press treated Kennedy and how the media’s treatment of presidents has changed throughout the years.

Purchase tickets by clicking here.

Press club members pay $5 and non-members pay $10.

Participants include:

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Interior Secretary Jewell to discuss shutdown's impact on national parks, value of federal lands at Oct. 31 luncheon

October 23, 2013 | By Rod Kuckro |

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, in the aftermath of the federal government shutdown, plans to discuss the economic value of our nation's national parks and other public lands at a National Press Club luncheon 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31.

Lunch is served at 12:30 p.m.. Remarks begin promptly at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m.

Tickets cost $21 for Press Club members (NPC members may purchase 2 tickets at this rate) and $35 for all other non-member tickets.

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