National Press Club (United States)

News Leaders Call For Vigorous Investigation Into Death of Mexican Journalist

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:06pm

"We call on the Mexican government to do all in its power to bring to justice those who killed photojournalist Margarito Martinez Esquivel outside his home in Tijuana.

Key Points: 
  • "We call on the Mexican government to do all in its power to bring to justice those who killed photojournalist Margarito Martinez Esquivel outside his home in Tijuana.
  • According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, Mexico is one of the most dangerous places for journalists to work outside of a war zone.
  • We look forward to the results of a complete and swift investigation in this case.
  • We call on the Mexican government to review and improve their processes in this area."

Co-Author of Liechtenstein Blockchain Act Speaks to Government Leaders in Washington

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 1:45pm

Washington, D.C., Jan 11, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - On January 27-28, 2022, Government leaders come to Washington to learn from Liechtenstein's experiences implementing blockchain.

Key Points: 
  • Washington, D.C., Jan 11, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - On January 27-28, 2022, Government leaders come to Washington to learn from Liechtenstein's experiences implementing blockchain.
  • In January of 2020, the Liechtenstein Token and Trusted Technology Service Provider Act (TVTG) (known as The Blockchain Act), became enforced as law.
  • With this new law, Liechtenstein became the first country to have a comprehensive regulation of the token economy.
  • The Token Economy defines a very important development in the digitalization of our economy and society, driven by blockchain technology.

Dow Jones Celebrates 2021 Achievements

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Thursday, December 30, 2021 - 1:00pm

In the past year, Dow Jones' risk database has grown to 3.5 million consolidated profiles, covering politically exposed people, adverse media entities, state-owned companies and sanctions.

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  • In the past year, Dow Jones' risk database has grown to 3.5 million consolidated profiles, covering politically exposed people, adverse media entities, state-owned companies and sanctions.
  • In 2021, Dow Jones hosted hundreds of virtual events across its portfolio of brands, convening massive global audiences, adding revenue streams, programming diverse speakers and integrating never-before-seen technologies like VR networking, accessibility widgets and more.
  • Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 130 years and today has one of the worlds largest newsgathering operations globally.
  • It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, Americas largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barrons, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.

National Press Club Produced Radio Show, "It's A Wonderful Life" Premiers Dec. 21

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021 - 6:13pm

The program, which features many well-known radio voices among the cast, will be available on the Club's website here at 8p.m.

Key Points: 
  • The program, which features many well-known radio voices among the cast, will be available on the Club's website here at 8p.m.
  • The program was produced in the National Press Club's broadcast operations center.
  • This is the 2nd year the Club has done this program offering it last year via Zoom during the pandemic.
  • Founded in 1908, the National Press Club is the world's leading professional organization for journalists.

News Leaders Call For Release of AP Freelance Journalist In Ethiopia

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Thursday, December 16, 2021 - 1:24am

"We are closely monitoring the detention of AP freelance cameraman Amir Aman Kiyaro in Ethiopia.

Key Points: 
  • "We are closely monitoring the detention of AP freelance cameraman Amir Aman Kiyaro in Ethiopia.
  • Authorities are reportedly not responding to questions from the AP about Kiyaro, who like any journalist, interviews people onall sides of a conflict.
  • We call on the government of Ethiopia to release Kiyaro, who has committed no crime."
  • Founded in 1908, the National Press Club is the world's leading professional organization for journalists.

Defense News' Jen Judson elected as 115th President of the National Press Club

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Wednesday, December 15, 2021 - 4:50pm

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Jen Judson, land warfare reporter for Defense News, was elected as the 115th president of the National Press Club , onFriday, December 10, 2021.

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  • WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Jen Judson, land warfare reporter for Defense News, was elected as the 115th president of the National Press Club , onFriday, December 10, 2021.
  • I hope to double-down on Club efforts to promote a free press, to help protect press in danger, and to repair public trust.
  • She won the National Press Club's best analytical reporting award in 2014 and was named the Defense Media Awards' best young defense journalist in 2018.
  • Judson previously served as Club Secretary, on the board and as vice president to the outgoing president Lisa Nicole Matthews.

U.S. Press Leaders Condemn Conviction of Vietnamese Journalist

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Wednesday, December 15, 2021 - 12:38am

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Following is a statement by National Press Club President Lisa Nicole Matthews and National Press Club Journalism Institute President Angela Greiling Keane on Vietnam's sentencing of noted journalist and dissident Pham Doan Trang.

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  • WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Following is a statement by National Press Club President Lisa Nicole Matthews and National Press Club Journalism Institute President Angela Greiling Keane on Vietnam's sentencing of noted journalist and dissident Pham Doan Trang.
  • As the United Nations has found, Trang's detention is arbitrary and in violation of Vietnam's international commitments to respect fundamental human rights.
  • Further, the Vietnamese government should learn to accept that a free and independent press is the necessary and worthwhile cost of doing business with the developed democracies of the world."
  • Founded in 1908, the National Press Club is the world's leading professional organization for journalists.

News Leaders Grateful For French Authorities' Action in Khashoggi Case

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Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 9:39pm

"We are grateful for the careful work of French authorities who today detained KhalidAedh al-Otaibi.

Key Points: 
  • "We are grateful for the careful work of French authorities who today detained KhalidAedh al-Otaibi.
  • Otaibi was allegedly one of 15 people involved in the 2018 murder of Washington Post Opinion contributor Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
  • We understand that he will soon be extradited to Turkey, where he is expected to face charges.
  • Founded in 1908, the National Press Club is the world's leading professional organization for journalists.

National Press Club To Host News Conference with Debra Tice Thursday at 9:30 AM

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Monday, December 6, 2021 - 9:55pm

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- News Advisory:

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  • WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- News Advisory:
    Event:The National Press Club Press Freedom Team will host a news conference with Debra Tice, mother of award-winning journalist Austin Tice who has been held in Syria since 2012, and Christophe Delore, Secretary General of RSF (Reporters Without Borders).
  • When:Thursday, December 9 at 9:30 a.m.
    Where:Fourth Estate Room, National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW Washington, D.C. 13th Floor.
  • This event is open to credentialed journalists, members of the National Press Club and their guests.
  • The National Press Club Press Freedom Team is organized by the Club along with the National Press Club Journalism Institute, the Club's non-profit affiliate.

Press Conference:Democracy First For The Arab World

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Monday, December 6, 2021 - 7:18pm

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Arab Council and the pro-democracy organizations from around the Arab world, Europe and the United States organized the "Democracy First for the Arab World" conference on Friday, December 3, 2021.We will announce the main results and recommendations of this conference at a press conference, on Tuesday Dec. 7 at the National Press Club.

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  • WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Arab Council and the pro-democracy organizations from around the Arab world, Europe and the United States organized the "Democracy First for the Arab World" conference on Friday, December 3, 2021.We will announce the main results and recommendations of this conference at a press conference, on Tuesday Dec. 7 at the National Press Club.
  • We felt compelled to complement the "Democracy Summit" called by President Biden, in which only one Arab country, Iraq, was invited to participate.
  • In line with the American conference, the Arab conference focused on three main areas: defending against authoritarianism, fighting corruption, and promoting respect for human rights.
  • It is clear that the Arab countries have significant deficiencies in all three areas.