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Selecting the NPC Scholarship Winners

September 25, 2020

As part of the National Press Club’s efforts to support the careers of future journalists, the club awards three annual scholarships to incoming undergraduate and graduate students who are studying journalism. Two of the awards, the Richard G. Zimmerman Journalism Scholarship and the Julie Schoo…

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It's Not Easy Winning An NPC Scholarship

September 25, 2020

As part of the National Press Club’s efforts to support the careers of future journalists, the club awards three annual scholarships to college students who plan to study journalism. Two of the awards, the Richard G. Zimmerman Journalism Scholarship and the Julie Schoo Award for Diversity in…

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An Inside Look At Ike's Leadership Style

September 6, 2020

President Dwight Eisenhower was in the White House during a transformational time, and his granddaughter says his goal was to unite the country with "middle road" ideas that would allow people to resolve their differences and compromise.  In this edition of Update-1, NPC Broadcast Podcast team…

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Retired AP Reporter Discusses Covering More Than 400 Executions

August 30, 2020

Retired Associated Press reporter Michael Graczyk may have witnessed more executions than any journalist in American history. Working at the AP’s Houston bureau, one of Graczyk’s assignments was to cover the Texas Department of Corrections. As part of his job, he witnessed hundreds of executions…

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Remembering The Journalist Who Was The First American Killed By ISIS

August 15, 2020

Diane Foley, president and founder of the James Foley Legacy Foundation, discusses the mission and work of the organization started in memory of her son, James Foley, on this edition of Update-1. James Foley was a freelance correspondent, videographer, and conflict journalist covering the Syrian…

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J-School Trends And Their Impact On the Journalism Industry

August 2, 2020

Trends in journalism education and in the profession have steadily changed over the last 10 years. One of the big changes is the increasing number of women who are pursuing degrees in mass media or communications. Their enrollment numbers have increased at both the undergraduate and graduate levels…

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Global Strategy Expert Discusses China's Ambitions And Their Impact On U.S.

July 18, 2020

The relationship between the United States and China is fast emerging as the number one American foreign policy priority. In this edition of Update-1, Broadcast Podcast Team member Lincoln Smith speaks with Dr. Jonathan Ward, an internationally recognized expert on Chinese Global Strategy. Earning…

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CPJ Advocacy Director"Shocked" By Incidents Against Reporters During Protests

July 5, 2020

The national protests following the death of George Floyd proved to be at times a hostile environment for journalists. Some reporters were arrested, while others were targeted with tear gas, shot at with rubber bullets and pepper-sprayed. The Committee to Protect Journalists is investigating…

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Toronto-Based Podcast Host Reflects On COVID-19, Journalism, PR And More

June 21, 2020

Award-winning and Emmy-nominated journalist Scott Simmie knows a thing or two about back-story and his new podcast “BMO Inside Stories” provides the forum to share insightful, motivating and even surprising stories from a cross-section of North American guests. In this edition of Update-1, NPC…

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Media Watchdog: COVID-19 Is Worsening Threat To Global Press Freedom

May 26, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing healthcare and economic woes around the world, and some governments are using the global crisis as an opportunity to seize control of information flowing from and within their borders.  With press freedom increasingly under attack, many journalists find it difficult…

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