National Press Club

Madrid, Cartegena, Egypt-Jordan Start 2010 NPC Trips

November 2, 2009

The National Press Club is sponsoring trips to Madrid, Colombia and Egypt-Jordan early next year, and there is still time to sign up for one or more of them.

Madrid is the destination over the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend -- Jan. 13-18. The price is $1,795, all inclusive.

Feb. 12-16, travel to Cartegena, Colombia, for $1795, including air, hotels and more.

Egypt and Jordan are the destinations for a March 10-24 trip, at a cost of $5,485, including everything except transportation to and from New York's JFK.

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Madrid, Cartegena, Egypt-Jordan Start 2010 NPC Trips

November 2, 2009

The National Press Club is sponsoring trips to Madrid, Colombia and Egypt-Jordan early next year, and there is still time to sign up for one or more of them.

Madrid is the destination over the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend -- Jan. 13-18. The price is $1,795, all inclusive.

Feb. 12-16, travel to Cartegena, Colombia, for $1795, including air, hotels and more.

Egypt and Jordan are the destinations for a March 10-24 trip, at a cost of $5,485, including everything except transportation to and from New York's JFK.

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Club Receives Pulitzer-Winning Photos of Reagan Assassination Attempt

October 29, 2009

NPC President Donna Leinwand accepted a trilogy of Pulitzer Prize-winning photos of the 1981 Reagan assassination attempt taken by Ron Edmonds, who donated the photos to the Club at an Oct. 28 meeting of the Photography Committee.

Edmonds retired recently as AP senior White House photographer.

His photos will be hung with the Club's growing collection of Pulitzer-winning photography.

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Dozens Get Political Tips From Workshop

October 29, 2009 | By Kate Hunter | kathleen.r.hunter@gmail.com

Close to 50 people braved cold, driving rain and snarled downtown
traffic to attend the Oct. 17 "Political Reporting: The Ins and Outs of
Washington" at the National Press Club.

The daylong political reporting workshop, sponsored jointly by the NPC
Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library's Professional Development
Committee and the Regional Reporters Association, featured panels
exploring how to ferret out a good political scoop, strategies for
covering Congress, tools for tracking money in politics and previews of
2010 House and Senate races.

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Dozens Get Political Tips From Workshop

October 29, 2009 | By Kate Hunter | kathleen.r.hunter@gmail.com

Close to 50 people braved cold, driving rain and snarled downtown traffic to attend the Oct. 17 "Political Reporting: The Ins and Outs of Washington" at the National Press Club.

The daylong political reporting workshop, sponsored jointly by the NPC Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library's Professional Development Committee and the Regional Reporters Association, featured panels exploring how to ferret out a good political scoop, strategies for covering Congress, tools for tracking money in politics and previews of 2010 House and Senate races.

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Club Receives Pulitzer-Winning Photos of Reagan Assassination Attempt

October 29, 2009

NPC President Donna Leinwand accepted a trilogy of Pulitzer Prize-winning photos of the 1981 Reagan assassination attempt taken by Ron Edmonds, who donated the photos to the Club at an Oct. 28 meeting of the Photography Committee.

Edmonds retired recently as AP senior White House photographer.

His photos will be hung with the Club's growing collection of Pulitzer-winning photography.

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Wine Tasting Raises $4,250 for Library

October 28, 2009

A wine tasting sponsored by the National Press Club, William-Harrison Imports and Bell Wine & Spirits raised $4,250 for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library. More than 400 people sampled wines from France, Spain and Argentina and snacked on tapas, bruschetta and cheese at the Oct. 23 event.

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Wine Tasting Raises $4,250 for Library

October 28, 2009

A wine tasting sponsored by the National Press Club, William-Harrison Imports and Bell Wine & Spirits raised $4,250 for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library. More than 400 people sampled wines from France, Spain and Argentina and snacked on tapas, bruschetta and cheese at the Oct. 23 event.

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Blogging, RSS Classes Dec. 18; $10 Each

October 27, 2009 | By Beth Shankle | bshankle@press.org

Blogging and RSS classes are Friday, Dec. 18, in the 13th floor Bloomberg Center for Electronic Journalism. Sign up for one or both

  • 9:30 to 10:30 am – Basics of Blogging
  • 11:00 to Noon – Build Your Own Newsstand (using RSS)

Each class is one hour. The fee is $10 per class for NPC members and $15 per class for non-members. Pay by credit card, check, or member account.

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Web, Google, Twitter, Facebook Classes Dec. 17; $10 Each

October 27, 2009 | By Beth Shankle | bshankle@press.org

The next set of library computer classes will take place Thursday, Dec. 17, in the 13th floor Bloomberg Center for Electronic Journalism. Sign up for one or as many as fits your schedule.

  • 9:30 to 10:30 am - Web 2.0 Tools
  • 11 am to Noon - Google Search Tips
  • 1:30 to 2:30 pm - Twitter
  • 3 to 4 pm - Reporting from Facebook

Each class is one hour. The fee is $10 per class for NPC members and $15 per class for non-members. Pay by credit card, check, or member account.

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