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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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LA Journalism Job Fair

Join CCNMA and Hispancize LA for the Los Angeles Journalism Job Fair. Register to meet recruiters at media companies from around Southern California. Meet recruiters from the KCBS/KCAL, LA Times, KNBC-Television, Telemundo 52, FOX 11 and many more during the event. Send resumes to: ccnmainfo@ccnma.org Get your tickets now: https://goo.gl/kFRtkx

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The King of Content

Join Wall Street Journal reporter Keach Hagey for a discussion of her new book “The King of Content: Sumner Redstone’s Battle for Viacom, CBS, and Everlasting Control of His Media Empire.” Her book chronicles the rise of the Redstone family’s billion-dollar fortune and the ongoing struggle for control of some of America’s best-known entertainment brands, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and CBS. There will be refreshments and a Q&A with the author afterward. Moderated by Press Club President and Bloomberg LA Bureau Chief Chris Palmeri. WHEN: Wednesday September 26 6:30…

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Los Angeles Press Club to dedicate 11th Annual NAEJ Gala in honor of Jonathan Gold

The Los Angeles Press Club will dedicate its 11th Annual Arts and Entertainment Awards Gala in honor of Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic who died of pancreatic cancer this past July at the age of 57. Gold’s work embodied a mixture of curiosity and creativity that is the hallmark of the best Criticism. Whether writing about food or music his journalistic instincts revealed the nuisances of human experience. His work was an investigation of the diversity of culture and contributed to making the City of Angeles a world-class…

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In No Uncertain Terms We Condemn the Sentencing of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo

The Los Press Club joins with Reuters and myriad other news organizations in condemning the September 3, 2018 unconscionable sentencing of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo. Both men were sentenced to seven years in prison on charges of illegal possession of official documents. These two reporters have been held by Myanmar police since December 12, 2017 for allegedly “obtaining state secrets” related to a military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in the country’s Rakhine state. They had been invited to have dinner with two police officers who handed…

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Foot in the Door Fellowship

A Fellowship of the Los Angeles Press Club Everyone needs someone to open a door for them when they’re starting out in journalism. Too many talented young journalists of color, low-income and LGBTQ journalists, or journalists with disabilities might never get their foot in the door and gain a reputable journalism opportunity because they came up in worlds where the people who know and respect them are outside of journalism. The L.A. Press Club wants to change that. Each year 5 talented recent journalism college grads will be paired with…

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Charles J. Evered House – Artist Residency for Veterans

The Charles J. Evered House, a writers retreat in Joshua tree, is proud to announce its inaugural season. The retreat is open for veterans looking for a place to work in solitude. Those interested can watch this video and go to the website and apply for positions that are open starting in October. Have any questions, call or email Charles Evered at Cleverest@gmail.com or 609-613-0925. They have 3 residencies for this coming year, a ten-day one: from Oct 20 to Nov 1. One for the whole month of January and…

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PEN Presents: Reporting Across Borders (Discount)

Journalists John Carlos Frey, Massoud Hayoun, and Jenni Monet will join moderator Kat Chow (NPR’s Code Switch) in conversation on today’s politicized headlines—including the Dakota Access Pipeline protests at Standing Rock, conflicts at the U.S.-Mexico border, and the immigration ban against seven Muslim-majority countries. At the front lines of domestic and international free expression issues, these award-winning journalists will discuss reporting across borders and the ever-changing landscape of media and readership. PEN Presents celebrates the power of words to inform, entertain, inspire, and foster a vital literary culture. This evening’s…

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What’s Next in Food and Agriculture Training Program

Application Deadline: Monday, July 30 Training Dates: September 23-26, Kansas City, Missouri The National Press Foundation is offering a four-day training program to explore the future of food and agriculture. Over four days, journalists will hear from experts on the ways food is grown, marketed, sold and, unfortunately, often wasted. They will learn about labeling, growing methods, GMOs, pesticide and herbicide use, as well as organic farming. The program includes field trips to labs and farms. This four-day training will be held Sept. 23-26, 2018, in Kansas City. The all-expenses-paid…

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Statement on Capital Gazette Shooting

The Los Angeles Press Club mourns the loss of our fellow journalists at the Capital Gazette in Maryland. Our sincere condolences go out to the families and friends of the victims. Journalists all over the world are risking their lives everyday to report unwelcome truths and shine a light on matters too often overlooked. It is unacceptable that a newsroom becomes a target. Any threat to a free press is a threat to democracy and the balance of power. #freepress=democracy

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