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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60th SoCal Journalism Awards Finalists Announced!

Join us in congratulating the finalists of the L.A. Press Club’s 60th Southern California Journalism Awards! Our judges sorted through nearly 1,400 entries. Our finalists represent the most talented and hardworking journalists in Southern California. Click here for the complete list. The contest will come to a close at the SoCal Awards Gala, where we will announce the winners. Get your tickets today!

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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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“The Post” Wins the LA Press Club’s Veritas Award

The Los Angeles Press Club is thrilled to announce the winner of its 3rd annual Veritas Award for the Best Film Based on or Inspired by Real Events and People. This award is judged by members of the LAPC — based equally upon fidelity of subject matter and artistic excellence. 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. “We are honored and thrilled that the Los Angeles Press Club has voted…

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Los Angeles Press Club Board 2018 Election

Eight journalists are running for seven open seats on the Los Angeles Press Club Board of Directors. We are also proposing two new changes to our Bylaws. Now, the rest is up to you. This is your chance to shape the future of the L.A. Press Club. Click here to see the candidates and proposed amendments, and make your pick. Our poll closes Sunday, Jan. 14. Thank you for your continuous support of Los Angeles Press Club.

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