National Press Club

  • Former Mexican President Vicente Fox on jailed journalist Emilio Gutiérrez-Soto
    Former Mexican President Vicente Fox on jailed journalist Emilio Gutiérrez-Soto

    May 22, 2018

    Former Mexican President Vicente Fox was asked about the case of Emilio Gutiérrez-Soto, a Mexican journalist who has been imprisoned and threatened with deportation by U.S. Immigration authorities, at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on May 22, 2018.

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  • NPC Luncheon with Linda McMahon
    NPC Luncheon with Linda McMahon

    May 17, 2018

    Linda McMahon, the 25th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), discussed the state of America’s small businesses at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on May 17, 2018.

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  • NPC Luncheon with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross
    NPC Luncheon with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

    May 14, 2018

    Wilbur Ross, the 39th Secretary of Commerce, who recently announced his department’s plans to become a “one-stop shop” for regulating the space industry, discussed how the Department of Commerce is creating conditions for economic growth and opportunity for the people of the United States at a National Press Club Headliners…

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  • Trolling the News: Protecting Journalists From Online Harassment
    Trolling the News: Protecting Journalists From Online Harassment

    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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  • The Kalb Report - Putin’s Trump Card
    The Kalb Report - Putin’s Trump Card

    April 16, 2018

    Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election may be just the tip of the iceberg for a former world power that is dealing with a crumbling economy and diminished reputation on the world stage.

    With Vladimir Putin’s reelection to another six-year term as president, what is the Russian leader's end…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Sen. Sherrod Brown
    NPC Luncheon with Sen. Sherrod Brown

    April 12, 2018

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), who has been sounding the alarm on a pending pension crisis and was named as the co-chair of the newly-formed Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans spoke at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on April 12, 2018.

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  • Sunshine Week 2018: How Public Information Officers Limit Media Access
    Sunshine Week 2018: How Public Information Officers Limit Media Access

    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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  • NPC Luncheon with Katie Ledecky
    NPC Luncheon with Katie Ledecky

    March 26, 2018

    As the 2018 Winter Olympics concluded, all eyes turned to the 2020 Summer games in Tokyo. Katie Ledecky, one of the best female swimmers in the history of the sport, shared what life is like as a student at Stanford University and discuss her plans for future competition at a…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Senator Jeff Flake
    NPC Luncheon with Senator Jeff Flake

    March 15, 2018

    Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., told a National Press Club audience March 15, 2018 that his resistance to President Trump's behavior helped persuade him not to seek a second term.

    Flake, speaking to a luncheon audience in the Holeman Lounge, read a prepared speech that was highly critical of Trump. But first…

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  • Sunshine Week 2018: Dispelling the gathering clouds
    Sunshine Week 2018: Dispelling the gathering clouds

    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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