July 27, 2018
Roy Peter Clark, one of journalism's most influential writing coaches, makes his happy return to the National Press Club to conduct one of his popular and informative writing workshops. Clark taught writing at the Poynter Institute for 40 years. He is the author of 18 books on writing, reading, language…
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April 27, 2018
The National Press Club Journalism Institute and PEN America teamed up to present an important discussion to help and empower writers, journalists and all those active online with practical tools and tactics to defend against hateful speech and trolling. Participants included:
- Soraya Chemaly, Women’s Media Center
- Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post
- Julia Ioffe,…
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March 27, 2018
In honor of Sunshine Week, the National Press Club's Press Freedom Committee hosted an evening panel discussion on March 14, 2018 to examine how the Trump administration uses public information officers to limit and shape reporters' access to government information.
More than a year into the Donald Trump administration, PIOs…
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March 12, 2018
Sunshine Week celebrates the public’s right to know, but this year it is being marked as forces of darkness continue to gather across the globe.
From Latin America to Russia, from the Middle East to the Midwest of the United States, government officials are actively challenging the rights of the media…
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August 4, 2017
In hopes of de-escalating the increasingly fraught relations between the press and the people they cover, the National Press Club’s nonprofit Journalism Institute on Aug. 4 convened Can We Talk?, an open meeting for newsmakers, the people who protect them and the people who cover them.
After a year of violent…
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April 19, 2017
Introduction: Kathy Kiely, Press Freedom Fellow, National Press Club Journalism Institute
Panel I: When journalism becomes politicized: How is access being denied? Are reporters being threatened? What are beat reporters seeing-- or not seeing? What differs from past practice?
· Moderator: Barbara Cochran, president, NPC Journalism Institute board of directors
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May 31, 2016
With the Republicans meeting in Cleveland and the Democrats in Philadelphia, the National Press Club’s Journalism Institute focused on covering national party conventions as part of its series of Campaign Boot Camp programs.
Get tips from veteran journalists about how to find stories inside and outside the convention hall, and find…
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May 12, 2016
Journalists involved in the reporting of the Panama Papers data breach took part in a panel discussion sponsored by the National Press Club Journalism Institute. Speakers included reporters from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and McClatchy Newspapers. The Panama Papers is a leak of 11.5 million financial documents from the…
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May 5, 2016
The Democrats may be facing a fight with the Sanders campaign’s manager saying they're not going away, that the superdelegates don't get counted until Philadelphia, so they are going to hold out hope they can flip some.
In the Republican camp, while Trump won't have opposition, he still has to win…
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March 16, 2016
On March 16, 2016, the National Press Club Journalism Institute hosted a panel of experts for a discussion on how the U.S. Freedom of Information Act is being applied and how it can be improved.
FOIA is one of the most important tools at journalists’ disposal for uncovering government information. However,…
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