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Monday, July 6, 2015

Zoom Zoom: Mazda Foundation Underwrites Paul Miller Fellowships

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The Mazda Foundation has made a generous $25,000 contribution to underwrite the 2015-2016 Paul Miller Fellowship.

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Monday, June 15, 2015

John Carroll, Widely Admired NPF Editor of the Year in 1998

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By George E. Condon The obituaries for John S. Carroll, who died Sunday morning in Kentucky, almost all mention that he was named the National Press Foundation Editor of the Year in 1998. What they don't mention is how many other times he almost won the award. As someone who served on that committee in 18 of the last 19 years, I can tell you that no editor in the country was nominated more times for our award and from more newspapers than was John. Only our unofficial policy of avoiding duplicate winners kept him from receiving it at least…

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Monday, June 15, 2015

Book Talk: “Rebuilding Empires” with Thomas Lee

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Thomas Lee, a business columnist with the San Francisco Chronicle, writes about the rapidly changing landscape of big-box retail stores in his book, “Rebuilding Empires.”

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

A Bank That Gives Back

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By Sandy K. Johnson and Reyna Levine Mayo Clinic’s state-of-the-art biorepository stores 2.5 million samples of blood, tissue, urine and other DNA specimens. It’s a “one-stop shop” for clinical investigators, according to co-director Dr. Stephen Thibodeau. Journalists toured the biobank as part of a National Press Foundation training program on precision medicine, which is health care tailored to each individual based on their personal genomics. This video explains what the biobank does:

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

RIP: NPF Board Member Ed Fouhy

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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.

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