Analyzing Media Coverage Of The Impeachment Of President Trump

February 12, 2020

What did you think of the media coverage of the impeachment process involving President Trump? Was it fair, or did it lean left or right? Broadcast/Podcast team member Bill Loveless discusses these topics and more with Jason Mollica, a professorial lecturer in the American University School of…

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Nonprofit News And The Vital Role It Plays

December 9, 2019

Nonprofit newsrooms provide necessary services to communities across the country, and they are the focus of this edition of Update-1. NewsMatch Project Director Jason Alcorn talks to NPC Broadcast/Podcast Committee member Shannon Fisher about the role of nonprofit news and the struggle independent…

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Audio: Lonnie Bunch III

December 9, 2019

Lonnie G. Bunch III, the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian and the first African American to hold the office in its nearly 175-year history, discussed his vision for the institution and his recent book, “A Fool’s Errand: Creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the…

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Disinformation And The 2020 Presidential Election

November 12, 2019

How much of a factor will disinformation be in the 2020 presidential election? In this edition of Update-1, Paul Barrett, the deputy director of the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, talks to Broadcast/Podcast Committee member Irv Chapman about the spread of disinformation that…

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Veteran Broadcaster Irv Chapman On What We Have Learned From Vietnam

October 24, 2019

  With a broadcast journalism career spanning over 50 years, Irv Chapman has reported for Radio Press International and ABC News and now is with Bloomberg News. During his time with ABC, Irv was assigned to cover the Vietnam War. In this edition of Update-1, NPC Broadcast/Podcast Committee member…

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A Sponsor For In-Depth Reporting On Critical Global Issues

October 1, 2019

With fewer newspapers still in business, and constrained budgets of those that remain, foundation and donor-supported organizations are seeking to fill the gap by sponsoring reporting trips to far-away places, producing stories that even top news media welcome. On this edition of Update-1,…

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Washington Post Humor Columnist Alexandra Petri Is Primed To Defend Her Championship At The Club's Press Vs. Politicians Spelling Bee

September 20, 2019

Can you spell the scientific name for bedbugs? You can bet Washington Post humor columnist Alexandra Petri (pronounced Pea’-try) can. Not only did she write a recent column taking on the persona of a bedbug incensed at being dragged into the muck of U.S. politics, she’s also a champion speller. In…

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NPC Members Display Photos At Annual Club Exhibit

September 9, 2019

The NPC’s annual photo exhibit is on display in the Club’s lobby through September 27. Broadcast/podcast co-vice chair Adam Konowe spoke to photo team co-chair Alan Kotok about the evolution of the exhibit and its relevance in today’s critical society. Konowe also interviewed Aileen Schlef about…

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Former NPC President Mark Hamrick Discusses The State Of Journalism, Technology And What You Can Do To Support The First Amendment

August 29, 2019

The Internet is a global distribution platform, but along with such unprecedented technology and capability to instantly communicate, there area many overarching questions. What is the state of press freedom? How often is the First Amendment observed? What is the status of Freedom of Information?…

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Comparing Joe Biden's 1988 Presidential Campaign With His 2020 Run For The White House

August 21, 2019

With the 2020 election campaign well under way, the Democrats have a front runner, thanks in part to the name recognition Joe Biden acquired as senator, vice president, and a previous presidential candidate. On this edition of Update One, longtime Press Club member Irv Chapman interviews Larry…

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