Learning and doing PR via PRSSA

March 24, 2020

Many professional communicators, including National Press Club members, learned their craft in schools of communication here in Washington and beyond. In this edition of Update-1, NPC Broadcast/Podcast Committee co-vice chair Adam Konowe speaks with fellow committee member and American University…

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A Former National Security Council Director Discusses The Current Strategic Environment

March 16, 2020

National Security is the focus of this edition of Update-1. Broadcast Podcast Committee member Lincoln Smith speaks with Dr. John Lenczowski, founder and president of the Institute of World Politics, which is dedicated to teaching the art of statecraft. They discuss some books and lectures relating…

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CNN’s John King Breaks Down 2020 Election Coverage

March 2, 2020

With a field of primary candidates as large as the Democrats’ in 2020, keeping up-to-date with election news is challenging. The process is even more daunting for political journalists who gather ever-changing data from candidates, pollsters, strategists, and voters across the country. Effectively…

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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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