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“GREEN BOOK” WINS THE LA PRESS CLUB’S VERITAS AWARD

The Los Angeles Press Club is thrilled to announce the winner of its 4th annual Veritas Award for the Best Film Based on or Inspired by Real Events and People. This contest is judged by members of the LAPC — based equally upon fidelity of subject matter and artistic excellence.   The overwhelming winner is Universal Pictures’ Academy Award® nominee Green Book, written by Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie and Peter Farrelly; directed by Farrelly and starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali. “Thank you Los Angeles Press Club for honoring Green Book with your distinguished Veritas Award. To know that your members, journalists of…

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FELLOWSHIP: Understanding Fishing and Conservation Challenges

Deadline Tuesday, Jan. 22 2019 Program: March 17-21 in San Francisco and Monterey Bay Click here to apply During this five-day all-expenses-paid fellowship, journalists will learn about the impact of climate change and development on coastal communities and marine health; sustainable fishing practices; offshore drilling; seafood fraud and mislabeling; and more. Lectures and field trips will feature the Pacific, but will be applicable to all marine locales. Support for this training is provided by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

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Faces and Future of the Middle East

Join us for a special opportunity to explore the future of journalism in the Middle East with the people shaping it! This distinguished panel will offer unique insights and perspectives on current events from the streets of the Middle East as well as explore efforts by The Media Line to shape the future of journalism and how the world understands this critical region. The Media Line, the American news agency specializing in coverage of the Middle East, is renowned for its commitment to providing contextual, fact-based, and sourced reporting that…

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Jeff Ross

Jeff Ross is a respected comedian, writer, director, and producer also known as “The Roastmaster General.” As a regular on the Comedy Central Roasts, Jeff has roasted many infamous stars including Justin Bieber, Roseanne Barr, Joan Rivers, Charlie Sheen, and The President of The United States Donald Trump. Jeff’s most recent Comedy Central Roast victim was none other than Bruce Willis. These roasts have become a mainstay in popular culture and propelled roasting into the public eye. Building on their success, Jeff launched “Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle” in 2016,…

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Vicki Lawrence

Multi-talented Vicki Lawrence, is an actress, comedian, and singer known for the many characters she originated on CBS’s The Carol Burnett Show, where she appeared from 1967 to 1978, for the entire series run. One such character, Thelma Harper/Mama, was the central character of ever popular television situation comedy series Mama’s Family. The show still can be seen daily in syndication throughout most of the country and is available as part of a Time-Life DVD collection. Lawrence hosted a popular game show, Win, Lose or Draw, her own daytime talk…

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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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