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Awards Dinner: Feb. 15, 2018

Round the Clock Headlines in Prestigious Beat
Going to work at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. every day has it perks, but four reporters explain how they work to maintain sources outside as well.

Fact-Checkers Search for Reality – Even as Partisans Choose to Ignore It
Washington Post and PolitiFact journalists describe how fact-checkers debunk falsehoods.

Industrial Jobs are Way Down, But Pinpointing Causes and Solutions is Illusive
American manufacturers have shed about 5 million jobs since 2000, and both advanced technology and increased trade are to blame.

The Booming Stock Markets Has Helped Some, But Many Remain Left Behind
The “recovery” of the U.S. economy means different things to different people – and the retirement security of many is at risk.

Potential Conflicts for U.S. Military Abound – Can They Be Managed Simultaneously?
Three experts from think tank Stimson Center give Paul Miller fellows an overview of the key challenges the U.S. faces around the world.

Understanding the Complexities of the U.S. Budget as the National Debt Increases
An advocate calling on Congress and the White House to curb their debt addiction says reporters should seek to understand the government’s arcane budgeting process.

C-SPAN has been recording politicians at work for nearly four decades – and journalists can access those clips for use in their own stories.

When reporters get called to share their expertise on air, they need to remember to sit up straight and stay on-message. A veteran TV producer shares some tips.

The Software Platform Dataminr is Useful to Find ‘Signals’ That Point to News

Using Software Platform Tableau to Build and Launch Online Visualizations

USA Today’s Jasper Colt, a multimedia producer, offers practical tips for taking and editing photos and videos, with the help of a few easy-to-use apps.

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