Keeping Tabs on a Hostile Administration

As White House Ups Antagonism Toward the Press, Journalists Decide How to Respond

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ABC’s Martha Raddatz Has Gone into Battle in Combat Zones and Debate Halls
One of the top journalists of the day, Martha Raddatz shared with Paul Miller fellows what she has learned over her career.

While Politicians Talk About a ‘Broken’ Military, an Expert Says Things Are Not So Dire
The military has been stretched thin the past two decades, but that doesn’t mean it’s been depleted. Some tips on how to recognize the difference.

How to Interview Subjects Who Are Supposed to Stay in the Shadows
A reporter skilled in secure-reporting techniques lays out the details on how deep background interviews can stay that way.

New Administration Vows to Get Tough on Cheap Imports
Curbing the flow of imports into the United States was one of President Trump’s campaign pledges. Can he accomplish it?

As Plainly False Stories Spread, Media Left To Knock Down Widely-Held Fictions
In the space of a year, “fake news” went from an emerging trend to a daily political weapon. Can it be curtailed?

How to Cover Big Debt, Deficit Numbers in a Way that Helps Readers
Two journalists steeped in budget arcana give tips on how to understand what’s actually happening when Congress and the White House talk taxes and spending.

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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NPF: How to Report on America’s Military

How to Report on America’s Military

David Martin, national security correspondent, CBS News;
Tara Copp, Pentagon correspondent, Stars and Stripes;
Lolita C. Baldor, Pentagon/counterterrorism reporter, The Associated Press; former Paul Miller fellow

NPF: Deciphering the Pentagon’s Budget

Deciphering the Pentagon’s Budget

Mackenzie Eaglen, resident fellow, American Enterprise Institute

NPF: The Politics of Trade

The Politics of Trade

John G. Murphy, senior vice president for international policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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