Blogs | Newsbag

NPF Newsbag

Archive

Thursday, May 14, 2015

RIP: NPF Board Member Ed Fouhy

Sandy K Johnson by Sandy K Johnson 0 comments

Ed Fouhy, a giant in television news, has died. Ed was a long-time member of NPF’s board of directors, retiring when he left Washington for Cape Cod.

Continue Reading…

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

NPF Teams Up With CQ Roll Call to Train Journalists

National Press Foundation by National Press Foundation 0 comments

The National Press Foundation will collaborate with CQ Roll Call to provide training and education to Washington journalists on critical issues that percolate in the Capitol, the two organizations announced. The Capitol Hill Issues Briefings began in 2010 to inform journalists on issues as they develop, ranging from immigration to the fiscal cliff and an annual favorite -- covering the federal budget. These free morning briefings are hosted by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, at the invitation of former Rep. Lee Hamilton, now director of the Center on Congress at Indiana University. Seventeen briefings have been produced since…

Continue Reading…

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Up Your Game With Data Visualization

Linda Topping Streitfeld by Linda Topping Streitfeld 0 comments

If you’re a journalist who is NOT looking for new ways to present your information online, you’re getting left behind. And with the explosion of available data, every journalist needs a basic understanding of how to deal with it. Two new resources on our website can get you started: Audio and slides on the basics of data visualization, and an hour-long tutorial on using the free version of Tableau software (below). Data Visualization Basics Washington Post graphic artist Lazaro Gamio has sound advice in three parts for reporters contemplating a dataset: Evaluate the data – where does it come from,…

Continue Reading…

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Co-Chairs of Annual Awards Dinner to Celebrate NPF’s 40th Year

National Press Foundation by National Press Foundation 0 comments

The National Press Foundation has appointed digital media leader Julie Triolo and public affairs executive Amos Snead to serve as co-chairs of its Annual Awards Dinner in 2016. “Next year the National Press Foundation celebrates its 40th anniversary of training journalists around the world,” said NPF Board Chairman Heather Dahl. “This dinner will be an extraordinary evening as we look forward to the next 40 years of journalistic achievement. That’s why the Board of Directors is very excited to have Amos and Julie, two high energy and accomplished professionals, chair this event because they believe by honoring the best of…

Continue Reading…

Friday, April 10, 2015

Fracking Investigation Wins NPF’s Stokes Award

Sandy K Johnson by Sandy K Johnson 0 comments

The National Press Foundation has awarded its Thomas L. Stokes award for energy writing to three news organizations for their collaborative in-depth look at hydraulic fracturing in Texas.

Continue Reading…

Tagged Awards