National Press Club

Headliners Newsmaker explores final year of WWI Centennial Commemoration, March 29

March 20, 2018 | By Lori Russo | LRusso@stantoncomm.com

On Thursday, March 29, the National WWI Museum and Memorial, America’s official WWI museum and memorial as designated by Congress, will mark the final year of their centennial commemoration of WWI with a panel discussion on the lasting effects of the Great War at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker at 10 a.m. in the Bloomberg room.

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Tickets still available for March 26 Headliners Luncheon featuring Katie Ledecky

March 20, 2018 | By Lori Russo | lrusso@stantoncomm.com

Don’t miss your chance to hear from Katie Ledecky, one of the most-decorated female swimmers in the history of the sport. Ledecky plans to share her plans for future competition, including the 2020 Summer games in Tokyo, at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on Monday, March 26.

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National Press Club extends deadline for journalism contest to April 16

March 19, 2018 | By Will Lester | wjlester@aol.com

The National Press Club has extended the deadline for its annual journalism contest to Monday, April 16.

Awards for the best work published in 2017 in breaking news, political coverage, broadcast news, consumer news, online news, foreign coverage and news photos are among those being offered.

Many of the categories have cash prizes and some offer a year of free Club membership. Details on the categories and the prizes are here.

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National Press Club cancels Headliners Book Rap featuring late Justice Scalia's son

March 18, 2018 | By Lindsay Underwood | lunderwood@press.org

The National Press Club is canceling the Headliners Book Rap featuring Christopher Scalia and the book Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived, scheduled for Tuesday, March 20.

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Trump administration official to join press freedom panel tonight

March 13, 2018 | By Rachel Oswald | rachelm.oswald@gmail.com

The Trump administration is sending an official to participate in the Press Freedom Committee's panel discussion tonight on the role of public information officers in limiting and shaping press access to government information.

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Enter your best work in the journalism contest by April 1

March 11, 2018 | By Will Lester | wjlester@aol.com

Time is running out to get your best journalism from 2017 entered in the National Press Club’s annual journalism contest. The deadline for entries is April 1.

The best work in breaking news, political coverage, broadcast news, consumer news, online news techniques, foreign coverage and news photos are among the awards being offered. Many of the categories have cash prizes and some offer a year of free membership in the Club. Details on the categories and the prizes are here.

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Get your tickets now: Just a few spots left for Chateau St. Jean wine dinner March 22 at Fourth Estate

March 9, 2018 | By Donna Leinwand Leger | dleinwand@usatoday.com

Enjoy the extraordinary wines of Chateau St. Jean with legendary California winemaker Margo Van Staaveren at a dinner March 22 at the Fourth Estate restaurant.

The award-winning Van Staaveren, selected "Winemaker of the Year" by Wine Enthusiast in 2008, will guide dinners through each thoughtfully paired course, sharing expertise developed over her 38 years creating luxury wines at Chateau St. Jean. Van Staaveren is renowned for making the 1999 Wine Spectator Top 100 List Wine of the Year - the #1 wine - for her 1996 Chateau St. Jean Cinq Cepages.

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Book Event: How Peter Thiel’s plot to destroy Gawker Media will affect the First Amendment, March 15

March 8, 2018 | By Lori Russo | LRusso@stantoncomm.com

Writer and media strategist Ryan Holiday’s latest book, "Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue," tells the inside story of Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel’s plot to destroy Gawker Media.

Holiday will share his findings and discuss how he believes this saga will affect the First Amendment at a National Press Club Headliners Book Event on Thursday, March 15, at 6:30 p.m.

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Justice Scalia's son to discuss father's legacy at book event, March 20

March 8, 2018 | By Lori Russo | LRusso@stantoncomm.com

Christopher J. Scalia, one of the late Justice Antonin Scalia’s nine children, will appear at a National Press Club Headliners book event on Tuesday, March 20, at 6:30 p.m.

He will discuss his father’s life and legacy, as well as the dozens of speeches and writings published in "Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived." The book is a compilation of dozens of Justice Scalia’s speeches, some published for the first time, that range in topic and tone from characteristically philosophical to surprisingly personal.

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Fourth Estate closed for brunch Saturday, March 10

March 8, 2018 | By Susan Delbert | sdelbert@press.org

This Saturday, March 10, the Fourth Estate will be closed for brunch. The restaurant will open for dinner, serving from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. We regret any convenience this may cause.

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