National Press Club

Graham, Nunn, McManus to Roast Schieffer at Oct. 15 Fourth Estate Award Dinner

December 31, 1969

Sen. Lindsey Graham, former Sen. Sam Nunn and CBS News President Sean McManus will roast Bob Schieffer when the National Press Club presents the legendary CBS newsman with its highest honor, the Fourth Estate Award, on Oct. 15.

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Meet a New Member: Kristin Coyner of CQ

December 31, 1969

The National Press Club is excited about the members being welcomed to the Club and will highlight one each month. The Club is a place of both tradition and constant renewal. We're constantly seeking new members, so please invite colleagues and friends to join. To see member benefits and the membership application: http://press.org/membership/application

-- Angela Greiling Keane, Membership Secretary

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New Media and the Presidential Campaign Panel 7 p.m. Sept. 15

December 31, 1969

A panel of leading New Media experts will talk about how these new forms of journalism are shaping the 2008 presidential campaign. "The Bloggers, the Campaign and the Future of Journalism" is at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15, in the Holeman Lounge.

Appearing on the panel will be:

-- Michael Tomasky, editor of GuardianAmerica.com, the U.S.-based Web site of The Guardian newspaper of London. It covers American politics and culture.

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Hip-hop Star Says Giving Back is Duty of Celebs

December 31, 1969 | By Ellyn Ferguson | elferguson@netzero.com

Celebrities have a duty to giveback to society and use philanthropy as a tool for change, hip-hop star and actor Chris “Ludacris” Bridges said Oct. 23.

“I feel like every celebrity, even if they don’t realize it, they have great responsibility and great influence. With great power comes great responsibility,” the 32-year-old Grammy winner said. Bridges, who has sold 24 million records worldwide, put music aside to talk about leadership and charity at a National Press Club luncheon.

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