NPF 2016 Award Winners

Celebrate great journalism at our annual awards dinner

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Administration of Donald Trump Promises Major Changes to Clean Air, Water Rules
President Obama expanded environmental regulations through the federal rulemaking process; President Trump will be able to undo them that way as well.

Congress Offers Unusual Openness for Reporters
More than other D.C. beats, Congress can be free-wheeling and accessible – especially for the reporters who know where to look and aren’t afraid to ask questions.

GOP Controls Both Congress and White House
Checks and balances – and politics – will pose some limitations on one-party control at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue.

Presidential Transition Like An “Epic Corporate Takeover”
For the first time, a nonpartisan organization is guiding the presidential transition process months before the new president is sworn in.

While Many Older People Struggle with Retirement, the Shortfall for Some Groups is Acute
An expert in wealth disparities says that African-Americans and Latinos are far behind whites in savings and have little ability to catch up.

Nearly One in Four Federal Dollars Flows through HHS
For guidance, two veteran journalists offer guidance on experts and the data sources you need.

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

Using Software Platform Tableau to Build and Launch Online Visualizations

Whether asking for details on health care costs, or if city streets have been plowed after a big storm, tapping your audience can yield new information.

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.

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press on how journalists can make the most of public records laws – and also how to best work the system.

NPF Twitter Feed

In The News

NPF: Protecting the Press Pool

Protecting the Press Pool

Lucy A. Dalglish, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland;

Kevin M. Goldberg, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth PLC; National Press Foundation;

Jeff Mason, Reuters; White House Correspondents’ Association

NPF: How to Report on Suicide

How to Report on Suicide

Dr. Alex Crosby, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

NPF: What is the Race & Ethnicity Beat?

What is the Race & Ethnicity Beat?

Jesse Holland is the Race, Ethnicity & Demographics Writer at the Associated Press.

Why NPF Matters

The primary mission of the National Press Foundation is to increase journalists' knowledge of complex issues in order to improve public understanding. The foundation recognizes and encourages excellence in journalism through its awards and programs.

Sponsor NPF

Your sponsorship helps support NPF's mission of providing free, high-quality educational programs for journalists.