Russell Baker, Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, Dies.

January 27, 2019 | By Joe Motheral | joegm35@aol.com A past member of the National Press Club, Russell Baker, 93, passed away on January 21 at his home in Leesburg, VA, attended by close family members. Baker grew up in Loudoun County. After graduating from Johns Hopkins University he began his career as a journalist. … Continue reading Russell Baker, Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, Dies.

Will Virgin Trains USA’s Brand Help Former All Aboard Florida/Brightline Raise $ 1.85 Billion?

Virgin Trains East Coast Azuma Class 800 101 comes to an unscheduled halt at a red signal at Hampstead Heath station whilst returning to North Pole IEP depot after taking part in the Azuma train media event with Sir Richard Branson at Kings Cross station. ~     ~      ~ On November 16, … Continue reading Will Virgin Trains USA’s Brand Help Former All Aboard Florida/Brightline Raise $ 1.85 Billion?

“Florida is on the Leading Edge of 5G.” A Fourth Industrial Revolution?

  This essay concerns a new threat to human health and longevity, which is the rapidly growing hazard of electromagnetic “energy pollution” created by the advent of 5G, the “fifth generation” of wireless connectivity.  It has also been referred to as the “Global Microwave Oven.” Verizon Communications CEO Hans Vestberg recently said that South Florida, … Continue reading “Florida is on the Leading Edge of 5G.” A Fourth Industrial Revolution?

National Press Club Protests White House Treatment of Reporters.

  November 9, 2018: National Press Club leaders expressed outrage Thursday at President Donald Trump’s escalating attacks on the press and the White House’s revocation of a reporter’s credentials. Club President Andrea Edney said: “The president’s personal attacks on reporters, especially on CNN’s Jim Acosta, during a Nov. 7 news conference were unprecedented and beneath … Continue reading National Press Club Protests White House Treatment of Reporters.

National Press Club Outraged by Reports on Missing Saudi Journalist.

National Press Club leaders expressed profound concern on October 6, 2018 about the continued disappearance of a Saudi journalist and especially about reports he may have been killed by Saudi government personnel. Jamal Khashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post and a former editor-in-chief of the Saudi newspaper Al-Watan, visited the Saudi consulate in Istanbul … Continue reading National Press Club Outraged by Reports on Missing Saudi Journalist.

Why Did The New York Times Grant Anonymity to the Op-Ed Writer?

    WHO WROTE THE OP-ED? Why did the opinion side of The New York Times get it, and did they consider handing it over to the reporting side? Why did the paper decide to grant anonymity? These are just a few of the questions dominating  political and media conversations this morning, after The New … Continue reading Why Did The New York Times Grant Anonymity to the Op-Ed Writer?

Sean Spicer Talks About the Press at National Press Club Headliners event.

Photo/Image: Al Teich August 14, 2018 | By Wesley G. Pippert | PippertW@missouri.edu Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, conceding little in his criticism of the news media, told journalists that journalists need to look at themselves as critically as they look at the Trump administration. Spicer spoke at a National Press Club Headliners … Continue reading Sean Spicer Talks About the Press at National Press Club Headliners event.