October 4, 2017
Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon, award-winning sports journalists and co-hosts of ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption, received the National Press Club’s most esteemed prize, the Fourth Estate Award, at a Press Club gala in their honor on October 4, 2017.
The beleaguered press corps of Mexico and the White House Correspondents' Association…
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September 26, 2017
Relationships between politicians and the media who cover them are constantly being highlighted, but on Sept. 26, 2017 at the National Press Club, fun and friendly competition prevailed as lawmakers and reporters competed in the uproariously entertaining Press vs. Politicians Spelling Bee.
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September 25, 2017
At a September 25, 2017 National Press Club Newsmaker event Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH), Co-Chair of the House’s Addiction Treatment and Recovery Caucus, joined three frontline healthcare workers to discuss the opioid crisis, what they see as the lack of parity between mental health and physical healthcare and their call…
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September 8, 2017
As more than 50 million public school students head back to classrooms across the country, National Education Association (NEA) President Lily Eskelsen García assessed the Trump education agenda and its potential impact on students and public schools at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon September 8, 2017.
Eskelsen García’s address to…
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September 7, 2017
White supremacists march through a southern city. The federal courts are hearing cases involving issues of voting rights and discrimination. Is it 1965 or 2017?
Former assistant attorneys general from both Republican and Democratic administrations appeared at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker event on Sept. 7, 2017 to discuss the…
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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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July 28, 2017
Among the honorees: Bloomberg wins the Breaking News Award for their coverage of the Brexit vote, the Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold is honored for tracking Donald Trump’s charitable contributions, and NPR’s David Folkenflik wins the top award for press criticism in broadcast.
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