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Sustainable Fishing and the Health of Our Oceans

July 8-12 in Tampa, FL

The Health and Retirement Study Tracks a Host of Factors that Impact People as They Age
Federally funded, ongoing survey collects information that drives much of the research conducted on the aging of America.

For Some, the Desire to Work Longer Hits Barriers from Discriminatory Employers
Research shows employers are less likely to hire older workers. What can job-seekers do to protect themselves?

As Administration Cracks Down on Cheap Imports, Will Trade War Ensue?
Imports have overrun some U.S. industries. While curbing them could help those industries, experts are unsure how other markets will be affected.

The Mechanics of Filing a FOIA Request
A FOIA expert shows how reporters can break through a tangled web of statutes, case law, regulations and written and unwritten policies to pry loose information.

Always Highly Charged, Immigration Beat Has Gotten Even Hotter
Reporters covering immigration and border security describe complex beat that is continually in the spotlight.

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.

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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Using Technology to Visualize the Invisible

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NPF: Finding People – and – Stories on Capitol Hill

Finding People – and – Stories on Capitol Hill

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