National Press Club

NPC plans discussion of foreign correspondents’ impact on international relations on April 29

April 18, 2013 | By Myron Belkind | myron.belkind@verizon.net

Giovanna Dell'Orto, a journalism professor, a former reporter with the Associated Press in Italy and the United States and a new member of the National Press Club, plans to discuss her new book, American Journalism and International Relations: Foreign Correspondence from the Early Republic to the Digital Era, at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 29, in the NPC's Zenger Room.

The event, sponsored by the International Correspondents Committee, is open to the public, but reservations, including professional affiliation, should be made at reservations@press.org.

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National Press Club offers LinkedIn workshop for journalists on April 24 at 9:30 a.m.

April 17, 2013 | By Nicole Hoffman | nhoffman@press.com

The National Press Club's Journalism Institute plans to host a workshop on how LinkedIn can be useful for journalists on April 24 at 9:30 a.m. in the NPC's Bloomberg Room.

Registration is required at http://www.press.org/events/linkedin. The charge is $5 for NPC members, $15 for non-members.

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NPC's Get it Online series plans discussion of social TV on May 21 at 8:30 a.m.

April 16, 2013 | By Allyson Cannon | acannon@press.org

The National Press Club's Get It Online series plans to discuss social TV on May 21 at 8:30 a.m.

This event is free of charge for NPC members and $20 for non-members. Register here. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. A continental breakfast and coffee will be served before the panel begins at 9 a.m. It should conclude by 10:30 a.m.

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Kyrgyz diplomat prepares to outline how country will meet economic challenges

April 16, 2013 | By Peter Hickman | pjhickman@hotmail.com

Kyrgyz First Deputy Prime Minister Djoomart Otorbaev plans to discuss his country’s economic development challenges and its quest for Western assistance at a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference at noon on Friday, April 19 in the NPC's Zenger Room.

Newsmakers are open to members and the working press. No reservation required.

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Famous filmmaker plans to show eight film clips, discuss them on May 20 at Press Club

April 15, 2013 | By Megan Cotten | megan@thehatchergroup.com

From the Vatican to Venezuela, from Berbers to buffalos, from gauchos to gold, the documentaries of Judith Dwan Hallet spread all over the map. A documentary filmmaker for more than 40 years, Dwan Hallet plans to discuss her career and her adventures making films around the world at the National Press Club on May 20 at 7 p.m. in the conference rooms.

The event is free for club members and $5 for nonmembers. Please register here.

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Slovenian finance minister plans to address fears country will require bailout at Newsmaker

April 15, 2013 | By Peter Hickman | pjhickman@hotmail.com

Slovenian Finance Minister Uros Cufer plans to address fears that his country will need a bailout at an National Press Club Newsmaker press conference on Friday, April 19 at 9 a.m. in the NPC's Lisagor Room.

NPC Newsmakers are open to members and the working press. No reservation required.

Fears are growing that Slovenia, which joined the Eurozone in 2009, will be the next country to require a bailout. Its economy is in the depths of its second recession in four years and is not forecast to return to growth until 2014. Its gross domestic product forecast was also recently sharply cut.

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NPC Newsmaker plans to explore paying to drive in express lanes: What do motorists think?

April 14, 2013 | By Herb Perone | herb@peronecomm.com

America THINKS plans to release the results of a survey about the use of "priced managed lanes" at a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference on Monday, April 22 at 10 a.m. in the NPC's Zenger Room.

Press Club Newsmakers are open to members and the working press. No reservations required.

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Judge plans to address Social Security Disability Program issues at Newsmaker

April 14, 2013 | By Jamie Horwitz | jhdcpr@starpower.net

Judge Randall Frye, president of the Association of Administrative Law Judges (AALJ) and a federal judge with the Social Security Administration based in Charlotte, N.C., plans to discuss ways to counter waste, abuse and runaway costs in the Social Security Disability Income program at a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference on Friday, April 19th at 10 a.m. in the NPC's Zenger Room.

Press Club Newsmakers are open to the members and the working press. No reservation required.

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Panel plans exploration of whether E-discovery software will replace lawyers, April 15, 3 p.m.

April 13, 2013 | By Tejinder Singh | tejindersinghdc@gmail.com

A panel of some of the leading experts in e-discovery will address the impact of new technology on the legal process at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference at 3 p.m., Monday, April 15, 2013 in the club’s Zenger Room.

Last year for the first time federal and state judges published opinions allowing lawyers to use of new forms of software and technology to find responsive documents in huge data repositories.

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NPC President plans to moderate FOIA panel on Wednesday, April 17 at noon

April 11, 2013 | By Janice Law | AWWNM1@gmail.com

National Press Club President Angela Greiling Keane plans to moderate a panel on the Freedom of Information Act on Wednesday, April 17 at noon in the NPC's Reliable Sources' McClendon Room.

No reservations are required for the free and open to the public event.

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