Thursday, August 16, 2018
NPF awards $48,000 annually to recognize the best in American journalism.
The National Press Foundation’s prestigious and highly coveted awards are now open to journalists from across the media spectrum. Application deadlines are Sept. 21 or Oct. 5. Winners will be honored at the NPF Journalism Awards Dinner on Feb. 13, 2019. Click the links below for details:
At an NPF training earlier this month, journalists delved into the history, business and economics behind the nation’s ongoing trade war. Experts and top journalists on the beat discussed everything from trade-related jobs data to impact of tariffs to NAFTA to the World Trade Organization.
View content from the program here.
Watch Steve Phelps, the owner and chef at Indigenous Restaurant in Sarasota, Florida, discuss why it’s important to know exactly where your fish entrée came from and how it was caught. He cooked for and spoke to NPF fellows last month.
Click here to apply by Friday, Aug. 31.
Each year, NPF offers two all-expenses-paid fellowships for the annual Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The fellowship includes full tuition, housing, most meals and round-trip transportation. All U.S.-based journalists whose work represents the highest standards of business journalism are eligible to apply.
The seminars offer participants an opportunity to expand their knowledge of business by attending courses conducted by leading Wharton faculty, hearing guest lectures by business leaders, and competing in an intensive, computer-simulated strategic management exercise.
The 2018 seminars take place Oct. 7-10.
Click here to apply by Friday, Sept. 7.
The National Press Foundation is offering a four-day training program for journalists to explore all facets of artificial intelligence. During the training, journalists will learn the basics of how AI works, its impact on jobs and the economy, the ethics of using AI, how it is advancing worldwide, and what’s coming next in this rapidly changing science.
The training will be held Oct. 28-31 in Washington, D.C.
The all-expenses-paid fellowship covers airfare, ground transportation, hotel costs and most meals. NPF offers this professional development opportunity for journalists to enhance skills, increase knowledge and recharge their reporting on one of today’s most critical issues. This program is for U.S.-based journalists only.
Support for this program provided by a grant from IBM.
Live Webinar: Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 12 p.m. EDT
Click here to register.
Farmers and rural voters helped deliver the White House to Donald Trump. What are the implications of Trump’s trade tariffs on his farm-state base and on the upcoming mid-term elections? And how will the farm bill factor into an already roiled constituency?
In a one-hour live webinar, we will explore the rural vote and ag politics with Bloomberg reporter Alan Bjerga.
Welcome to our new subscribers from the 2018 AEJMC conference in Washington, D.C.
Last week, we met hundreds of journalism professors at #AEJMC18 and encouraged them to use our free resources to train the next generation of journalists. Thanks for stopping by our booth.
View all of our online resources here.
The National Press Foundation has chosen 22 journalists for the 2018-2019 class of its prestigious Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship, which introduces promising young reporters to the city they’ve been assigned to cover. This is the 31st class of Paul Miller fellows. See the full class here.
The National Press Foundation would like to introduce the 20 journalists selected for an upcoming training on food and agriculture. The training will take place Sept. 23-26 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Over four days, journalists will hear from experts on the ways food is grown, marketed, sold and often wasted. They will also learn about controversies over GMOs, growing methods, pesticide and herbicide use, global trade and government regulation.
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Doctors Fear Being Arrested For Treating Pain With Opioids | Beth Warren | Courier Journal (Louisville, Kentucky) | Opioids 2018
Bankruptcy Soars Among Elderly As Inequality Deepens | Andrew Soergel | U.S. News & World Report | Aging 2017