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Awards Dinner: Feb. 15, 2018

Information is Everywhere in Congress if You Know Where to Look
Congress is a place where laws are made. But for reporters on the Hill, it’s also a massive institution that sometimes spends money in unusual ways worth tracking.

When Older People Use Community to Support Each Other
Rather than spending their final years in nursing homes or assisted living centers, many seniors are relying on new arrangements.

Popular Columnist Makes Personal Finance Relevant By Always Remembering Her Audience
Michelle Singletary of The Washington Post explains her knack for connecting with readers – often by telling the story of the grandmother who raised her.

People in Washington Talk – As Long as You Keep Their Names Out of It
From Signal to WhatsApp, there are several tools reporters can use to keep conversations with sources secure.

States are on the Front Lines of Trying to Control Opioid Abuse, Deaths
In Alaska, the state’s health commissioner has long had a range of unique public health problems to confront; the scourge of opioids is just the latest.

Landmark Environmental Bill on Air Quality Threatened by Changes in Washington
Trump administration seeking to roll back a host of clear air regulations, from methane emissions to carbon pollution, as part of overall retrenchment on environmental policies.

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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