Thursday, October 18, 2018
Judy Woodruff of “PBS NewsHour” and Albert R. Hunt of Bloomberg View have been selected to win the 2018 W.M. Kiplinger Distinguished Contributions to Journalism Award.
NPF judges took the rare step of honoring two journalists. Their citation: “ Judy Woodruff and Albert R. Hunt are true partners in journalism and life. Their contributions to journalism personify lifetime achievement. Both have had distinguished careers across different media. Both have been generous mentors to an army of journalism heavyweights. Both have fostered informed and civilized public discussion of issues of critical importance to our nation.”
Celebrate the best in American journalism, including award winners Albert R. Hunt and Judy Woodruff, at NPF’s awards dinner. The annual awards dinner provides NPF with unrestricted revenue to further our mission of training journalists on complex issues.
The dinner will take place at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Washington, D.C. Sponsorship starts at $3,500. Details can be found here or contact Jenny Ash-Maher, firstname.lastname@example.org | 202-663-7285.
Just two years after a president gets elected often comes the backlash, leading to what is known as a “wave” election. But what does that actually mean – and why do they happen?
James Thurber, a distinguished professor in the Department of Government at American University, led National Press Foundation Paul Miller fellows through a description of those first-term midterm elections that can lead to crushing losses for the president’s party. Thurber’s presentation can be accessed here.
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Michigan Governor’s Race Tests Flint’s Jaded Residents | Astead Herndon | The New York Times | Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship 2017 – 2018
Bringing the largest crop robot to ground level | Karen Binder | Illinois AgriNews | What’s Next in Food & Agriculture 2018