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SPJ President Condemns Government’s Seizure of AP Phone Records

The governing board of The Deadline Club, which is the New York City chapter of the  Society of Professional Journalists, voted in its board meeting tonight to support and publish the following statement by SPJ President Sonny Albarado. Albarado condemned ...
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Congratulations to the 2013 Scholarship Winners

The Deadline Club Foundation awarded a record $10,000 in scholarships to local journalism students in 2013. This was the most competitive scholarship awards program in recent memory, with 46 students vying for four $2,500 scholarships. The competition was open to ...
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SPJ Brings its Annual Convention to California this August

Registration is Now Open for the 2013 Excellence in Journalism convention, co-sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists, RTDNA and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. Come for the workshops, super sessions and power networking. The programs will include tips ...
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Managing Editors of WSJ and Fortune to Headline Awards Dinner

Gerard Baker, Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal, to headline the Annual Awards Dinner on May 16 In recent years, The Deadline Club has established a tradition of hosting a newsmaker interview at the Annual Awards Dinner. This year ...
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The Club’s Right to Know Panel Rocks CUNY

On April 9, the Deadline Club hosted a panel of top experts in big data, media ethics and the First Amendment to debate the thorny issues related to secrecy, computer-assisted reporting and the Freedom of Information Act. About 75 journalists ...
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Announcing the 2013 Awards Finalists

The Deadline Club is pleased to present the finalists in the 2013 Annual Awards Contest. Click here for a complete list of finalists. The journalists represented here hail from all corners of the New York media world—from newspapers, magazines, radio, ...
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2013 Annual Awards Finalists

The Deadline Club is pleased to announce the finalists in the 2013 Annual Awards Contest, representing excellence in journalism from newspapers, magazines, radio, television and the Internet. More than 80 judges sifted through a record 500 entries. See the list of ...
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2013 Annual Awards Judges

Click here to see this year’s finalists. Once again, the awards were judged at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in Times Square. More than 80 judges sifted through 500 entries, making this our most competitive contest yet. The Deadline ...
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Purchase Tickets or Tables to the 2013 Annual Awards Dinner

May Day Special: Rates will rise after May 1 The Deadline Club will host the Annual Awards Dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria on Thursday, May 16. The Club is pleased to announce that Gerard Baker, the newly-appointed Editor-in-Chief of Dow Jones Newswires and Managing ...
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Deadliner Express – April 1, 2013

Deadline Club Hosts a Panel on Privacy vs. the Right to Know (April 9) Recently, a suburban newspaper published the addresses of gun owners and WikiLeaks revealed a vast treasure trove of secret U.S. files. Where does the dividing line ...
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A Deadline Club Panel: Privacy vs. the Right to Know

Recently, a suburban newspaper published the addresses of gun owners and WikiLeaks revealed a vast treasure trove of secret U.S. files. Where does the dividing line fall between privacy and the public interest? On Tuesday, April 9, the Deadline Club’s ...
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The Annual George Polk Seminar Focuses on Corruption in China (April 10)

The Deadline Club is proud to be one of the participating organizations of the Annual George Polk Seminar. This year the topic will be “A Revolution Betrayed: Covering Corruption and Human Rights in China,” arguably one of the toughest beats ...
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Keeping Guns in Plain Sight

A hue and cry to tighten up gun regulations followed the heart-rending school massacre in Newtown, Conn. In short order, New York State passed a bold new gun control law last week. Although the urge for a swift response was ...
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Top Political Journalists Discuss Election Coverage

The Deadline Club will assemble a group of senior political journalists to discuss the 2012 presidential election coverage. Hear what they have to say about what’s new and different in our changing media and political landscape. Panelists will include Richard Berke, ...
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SPJ Objects to NYPD Obstruction of the Working Press

Society of Professional Journalists President Sonny Albarado sent the following letter to New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly objecting to police interference with working journalists in New York. Raymond Kelly Police Commissioner New York City Police Department 1 Police Plaza ...
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Deadline Club Insider: Straight from the Desk of the Club’s President

September 21, 2012 – Welcome to the first edition of the Deadline Club Insider, an email newsletter from the President. The idea for this newsletter—the most direct communication I can have with the Club’s members—has been hatching in my brain ...
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