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NPR China correspondent to discuss 1989 Tiananmen uprising at 8/28 book rap

Louisa Lim, NPR’s longtime China correspondent, will discuss and sign copies of her book "The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited" from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Conference Rooms at the August 28 book rap.

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Exciting lineup of upcoming Update-1 podcasts

Update-1, the National Press Club’s new podcast, will cover press freedom, immigration and the Fourth Estate Award in its next three shows.

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An evening at the National Press Club to celebrate excellence, courage in journalism

The National Press Club will celebrate courage and excellence in journalism on Wednesday, July 30, at the annual Journalism Awards Dinner in one of the club’s top events of the year.

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From the President's Desk


Acting Responsibly, as The Washington Post did

Ever since I began teaching journalism as an adjunct in 1987 in London, I have put three large letters – RAF – on the white boards in the classrooms so that the students see them as they walk in for the first time.

I explained to my first students in London that no, those letters do not stand for the Royal Air Force, but rather they represent what I consider the three tenets of journalism: Responsibility, Accuracy and Fairness.

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