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    Journalism and Social Media

    A panel discussion examined the pros and cons of the new social media phenomenon which was transforming the way journalists work. The panelists debated if Twitter and other such…

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    Newspaper Interviewing Techniques

    Mr. Nalder discussed interviewing techniques that are useful for newspaper reporting. He related anecdotes of his tenure as a reporter and said that the best quality for a…

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    Economic Stimulus Legislation

    Panelists talked about the potential impact of the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 on state and local governments. They talked about the mechanisms of money…

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    Savings and Loan Assets Dissolution

    The Resolution Trust Corporation was created after the collapse of a number of savings and loan institutions to oversee the dispensation of assets from those thrifts. R.T.C. officials…

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    Current Issues Facing the Nation

    President Bush addressed the Regional Reporters Association concerning the situation in the Persian Gulf, the state of the economy and the Department of Education’s recent ruling…

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    Bipartisan Congressional Retreat Preview

    Organizers of a bipartisan congressional retreat discussed their motivations and the agenda for the meeting. They stressed that the meeting is more about how to conduct policy debates…

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    Future of Water Policy in the Western U.S.

    Experts on national and regional water policies discuss the Bush administration’s policies concerning the continuing drought in the western U.S. Members of the panel discussed the…

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    Presidential Inauguration Planning

    Mr. Mintz briefed reporters in the National Press Club on the plans for the inauguration of President-elect Clinton on January 20, 1993. The inauguration festivities were titled…

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    The Federal Budget Process

    The panelists discussed covering the federal budget process for journalists. They talked about the timing of the steps, possible “spin” from the White House and…

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    GATT Talks

    The National Press Club Professional Affairs Committee discussed why the General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs talks fell apart the previous week in Brussels.

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    Northeast Southeast Congressional Candidates

    Cole and Francis discussed congressional candidates in the Northeast and Southeast in 1992. Ricchetti and Hensarling discussed senate candidates in the same regions.

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    National Park Service Concerns

    Director Kennedy talked to reporters about the wide-ranging issues facing the National Park Service.

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    Toxic Cleanup at Military Sites

    Military spokespersons answered questions about the cleanup of toxic materials at military sites. Currently, there are 89 military bases and 12 former military sites that are on the…

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    West Coast Senate Races

    The Regional Reporters Association sponsored a preview of the 1992 western region U.S. Senate races. The guests discussed Republican and Democrat candidates running for the Senate from…

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    U.S. Farm Policy

    Senator Lugar, who chairs the Senate Agriculture Committee, briefed reporters on the status of the 1995 farm bill in the budget reconciliation process and the U.S. commitment to the Bosnian…

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    1992 Presidential Primary Race

    Senator Gore discussed the 1992 presidential primary race and the possibility that he may run for President. He began his remarks by stating that he was not yet sure if a Presidential…

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    Covering the Savings and Loan Situation

    The panelists discussed the savings and loan situation and how to cover it from a regional perspective.

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    Budget Seminar

    Panelists discussed federal budget issues facing Congress, as well as the second Clinton administration budget. They answered questions from the audience.

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    President's Constitutional Interpretation

    Solicitor General Dellinger talked about the president’s role in interpreting the Constitution. He also took reporters questions about Supreme Court cases affecting their areas,…

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    Surface Transportation Act

    Secretary Skinner discussed the Surface Transportation Act at a meeting of the Regional Reporters Association in Washington, DC. He refused to take a position on the progress of the…

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