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Thursday, December 18, 2014

A Way To Give Back to Journalism

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By: Heather C. Dahl, NPF Board Chairman

As we start to ring down 2014, please consider making a year-end contribution to the National Press Foundation.

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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Bloomberg team wins Thomas L. Stokes Award for Energy Writing

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A team of reporters from Bloomberg has won the Thomas Stokes Award for Energy Writing. The “Twilight of the Grid” series reports that the U.S. utility system is headed for obsolescence, driven largely by a rapid upsurge in renewable technologies.

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Paid Spring 2015 NPF Internship- Apply Today!

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NPF is looking for a candidate with an interest and/or background in journalism and digital media who is willing to take on diverse projects. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to gain quality, hands-on work experience and be an integral part of our small staff. The Internship will begin in January.

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

China: Old Business, New Business

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Chinese entrepreneurs have startup fever, though the business landscape is just as attractive to venerable brands like IBM and Prudential. To those who think China’s economy has hit a rough patch, Eli Lilly CEO John Lechleiter said in the Wall Street Journal, “What China calls a slowdown, the rest of the world would love to be able to experience.” U.S. journalists talked with old and new business leaders during the National Press Foundation’s Journalist to Journalist (J2J) training in China. Jennifer Xu, founder of Greenapple Health, saw potential in China’s highly regulated health care system. She said it isn’t unusual…

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Buddy Can I Bum A (Electronic) Cigarette?

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The $3 billion electronic cigarette industry is morphing so quickly it is difficult for scientists and regulators to keep up, according to tobacco expert Myra Wisotzky.

E-cigarettes were invented in China in the last decade and since then 466 brands of e-cigs in 7,764 unique flavors have been produced, she said.

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