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Member Exclusive – Netflix Screening of “The Bleeding Edge”

We’ve got a special treat for LAPC members! Netflix would like to invite you and a guest to a special screening of “The Bleeding Edge” on Tuesday, November 20 at the Landmark Theater. A Q&A with filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering moderated by Bloomberg Film Critic Anousha Sakoui will follow the screening. To RSVP, simply email info@lapressclub.org with your name and the name of your guest. Remember to write THE BLEEDING EDGE in the email’s subject line. Not a member? Join today and take advantage of this and future…

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Statement in Support of Jim Acosta and a Free Press

The Los Angeles Press Club stands in unity with the National Press Club, the New York Press Club, the White House Correspondents’ Association and all journalist organizations and media outlets that band together in support of the ousted CNN reporter Jim Acosta. We call for the immediate reinstatement of Jim Acosta’s credentials and defend the right of Acosta and all other White House reporters to question the president without being threatened, retaliated against or being called the enemy of the people. The LA Press Club joins the NY Press Club…

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Michael Connelly to Receive LA Press Club’s Distinguished Storyteller Award

Author, former crime reporter and producer Michael Connelly is set to accept Los Angeles Press Club’s Distinguished Storyteller Award. The ceremony will take place at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards Gala on December 2nd at the Biltmore Hotel, downtown Los Angeles. The Distinguished Storyteller Award honors storytellers outside of journalism. Michael Connelly is the bestselling author of thirty-one novels and one work of nonfiction. With over seventy-four million copies of his books sold worldwide and translated into forty foreign languages, he is one of the most successful writers…

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Los Angeles Press Club mourns the loss of advisory board member Ramona Ripston

The Los Angeles Press Club mourns the loss of our advisory board member Ramona Ripston “From the moment I approached Romana about becoming a founding member of our Advisory Board she was enthusiastic,” said former LAPC President Robert Kovacik. “That board of community leaders from across Southern California offered guidance to the Press Club as we continued our century-old mission to promote and defend quality journalism, grew stronger thanks to Romona’s participation and passion. We will miss her voice and her commitment to free speech and the freedom of the…

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George Pennacchio to Receive LA Press Club’s Luminary Award

George Pennacchio, entertainment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News and host of the station’s Oscars specials, is the Los Angeles Press Club’s 2018 recipient of the Luminary Award for Career Achievement. The award will be presented at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards Gala on December 2 at the Biltmore Hotel, downtown Los Angeles. The Luminary Award honors individuals within the Entertainment Media for their Career Achievement. George Pennacchio is one of the most recognizable, respected and liked reporters in Los Angeles. He has been with ABC7 since 1996 and…

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Carol Burnett to Receive LA Press Club’s Legend Award at December 2 Gala Event

The groundbreaking comic genius Carol Burnett will accept the LA Press Club’s Legend Award at the National A&E Journalism Awards Gala. Legendary comedienne, singer, actress, writer and producer Carol Burnett is set to accept Los Angeles Press Club’s Legend Award. The ceremony will take place at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards Gala on December 2 at the Biltmore Hotel, downtown Los Angeles, where Ms. Burnett will sit down for an on-stage conversation with award-winning Anchor and Reporter Robert Kovacik of NBC4 Southern California. The Legend Award honors individuals…

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A PRIVATE WAR Screening

We have a fantastic invitation for you! We’ve got free tickets to see A Private War, the true story of war reporter Marie Colvin. If you’d like tickets, please email info@lapressclub.org. In the subject line, write “A Private War” and the date that you’d like to go. Screening #1: AMC Century City 10/24/18 7PM *must arrive by 6:30PM Screening #2: Pacific’s The Grove 10/30/18 7:30PM *must arrive by 7PM A PRIVATE WAR Synopsis: In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike) is one…

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News Literacy Project Volunteer Training

The Los Angeles Press Club invites you to the News Literacy Project’s Volunteer Training. This non-profit started by a former Los Angeles Times correspondent trains volunteers to go to local elementary schools to teach kids about journalism. Those interested in volunteering should attend this one-hour training session at the Bloomberg News office. When: Tuesday, October 23 at 6 p.m. Where: 1999 Ave of the Stars, Suite 3100, Los Angeles, CA, 90067 Park at the Westfield Century City mall. For more info: newslit.org

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Open letter to Prince Mohammad bin Salman

Open letter to Prince Mohammad bin Salman: THE LA PRESS CLUB IMPLORE YOU TO RELEASE RAIF BADAWI AND ALL JOURNALISTS CURRENTLY IMPRISONED IN SAUDI ARABIA It is with horror we are following the disappearance and probable murder of Washington Post’s Jamal Khashoggi. As one of America’s leading journalistic organizations the Los Angeles Press Club has a mission is to defend the free press everywhere. A country’s level of civilization is measured in the way the press is able to do its job without interference from government. You have proclaimed yourself…

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