The Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship

Exploring – and Understanding – the City You Now Cover

Deadline: July 6

Reporters Share Tips for Covering Your First National Convention
Presidential nominating conventions can be daunting, and reporters who covered their first conventions in 2012 share what they learned.

How Moving From One Facility to Another Can Introduce Risk
Geriatric care expert says the health system for older people needs to learn lessons from pediatrics to prevent errors.

Wave of Baby Boomers Will Balloon Alzheimer’s Cases
Face of Alzheimer’s: 5.4 million Americans, mostly 75 and older, at a price tag of $236 billion per year.

For Reporters on Personal Finance and Aging Beats, Repetition is OK
As journalists seek to reach readers, a focus on people – and on simple messages – are key.

Every Community is Affected by Mental Illness
Stories about mental health are under-reported, and three award-winning journalists share what they learned while covering the issue.

Supremes Take the Spotlight, but Stories Abound in Other Courts
The courts beat is rich with potential stories, well beyond the Supreme Court.

Using Software Platform Tableau to Build and Launch Online Visualizations

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.

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.

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.

Pinterest can help you find patients to humanize cancer stories.

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NPF: Understanding the ‘Fiduciary Rule’

Understanding the ‘Fiduciary Rule’

Micah Hauptman, Consumer Federation of America

NPF: Understanding the Zika Threat

Understanding the Zika Threat

Dr. Jesse L. Goodman, Georgetown University Medical Center; Liz Szabo, USA TODAY; Dr. Marcos Espinal, Pan American Health Organization

NPF: Checking in with the Fact-Checkers

Checking in with the Fact-Checkers

PolitiFact editor Angie Drobnik Holan and Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler on what they do.

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