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LA Times’ Kimi Yoshino to Receive the LA Press Club’s President’s Award

Los Angeles Times Business Editor Kimi Yoshino has been named the Los Angeles Press Club’s 2018 Presidents Awardee for Impact on Media. Kimi represents the best of what we as journalists strive to do every day. She tackles tough stories, whether it be corrupt officials in the city of Bell or municipal tax breaks for the richest entertainment company in the world. She has inspired her team to write an open letter in her defense to their boss. That’s why we’re so happy to have her accept this award,” said…

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Open House – St. Patrick’s Day Edition

Come party with us, network with fellow journalists and the LA Press Club board members — and inspect our new digs. WHAT: Open House – St. Patrick’s Day Edition ENTERTAINMENT: The Rowena Rogues (Irish Band) (Click for a clip!) WHERE: Los Angeles Press Club, 6500 Sunset Boulevard, LA 90028 (enter from the back) WHEN: Thursday, March 15 at 7-10 p.m. COST: None. The party is hosted by the LA Press Club. Drinks and snacks will be served. PARKING: Behind the Hollywood Athletic Club ($10) or street parking on Sunset. LIMIT…

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NBC NEWS’ Lester Holt to Receive the LA Press Club’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Lester Holt, anchor of “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt” and “Dateline NBC,” has been named the Los Angeles Press Club’s 2018 Joseph M. Quinn Awardee for Lifetime Achievement. “The Press Club is delighted to offer this award to Lester Holt, whose tireless reporting around the world is an inspiration for journalists everywhere,” said club president Chris Palmeri of Bloomberg. The Quinn Award will be presented to Holt at the 60th SoCal Journalism Awards Gala on Sunday, June 24th at the Biltmore Millennium Hotel, downtown LA. More than 500 journalists…

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Controlling the Conversation: The Ethics of Social Platforms and Content Moderation

Join the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University and the Annenberg Innovation Lab at the University of Southern California on February 23 for an afternoon conference on Controlling the Conversation: The Ethics of Social Platforms and Content Moderation. Panels will feature academics, journalists, media executives and industry experts who will discuss the ethical challenges traditional publishers and social platforms currently face in content moderation, including automation practices and which technological advances are going to place demands on the ethics of moderation. Follow the conversation online on Facebook (live…

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Veritas Award

The Los Angeles Press Club is thrilled to announce the winner of its 3rd annual Veritas Award. The overwhelming winner is 20th Century Fox’s “The Post” written by Liz Hannah and Josh Singer and directed by Steven Spielberg; starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. Join us on Feb. 2, 2018 as we present the award to our Special Guest – Meryl Streep! “The Post” producers Kristie Macosko Krieger and Amy Pascal will also join us for a conversation about the film and the work that went behind bringing it to…

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Thomas L. Stokes Award for Best Energy Writing

Each year, the National Press Foundation presents the Thomas L. Stokes Award to a U.S.-based journalist for the best writing on the subject of energy. The Stokes Award was established in the spring of 1959 by friends and admirers of the late Thomas L. Stokes, the syndicated Washington columnist on national affairs. It is given annually for the best writing “in the independent spirit of Tom Stokes” on subjects of interest to him including energy, natural resources and the environment. The winner of the award receives $2,000. The subject may…

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“All the President’s Men” Celebrity Cast Reading Co-hosted by the Los Angeles Press Club

The Fountain Theatre, in partnership with the City of Los Angeles, presented a special, one-night only reading of William Goldman’s screenplay for “All The President’s Men” with powerhouse actors like Bradley Whitford, Joshua Malina, Richard Schiff and Ed Begley, Jr. The free event was hosted by Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell and took place in the John Ferraro Council Chamber of Los Angeles City Hall on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Based on the book by Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the 1976 film “All…

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