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Event: Deadline Club Media Mixer at Sardi's
When: June 25, 2013, 6:00 – 9:00pm
Where: The second floor bar at Sardi's, 234 West 44th Street, New York
The Deadline Club will host a free media mixer in the fabulous second floor bar at Sardi's, at 234 West 44th Street, in the heart of Times Square. Come mingle with fellow journalists from 6pm to 9pm on Tuesday, June 25, and see how many of the famous caricatures you can identify! For more information about the club, go to www.deadlineclub.org. RSVP: Although this is a free event, you must RSVP

Event: A Conversation with John Hendricks, Founder & Executive Chairman of Discovery Communications
When: June 27, 6:30 – 8:00pm
Where: National Press Club Journalism Institute, Washington D.C., Ballroom
John Hendricks, Founder & Executive Chairman of Discovery Communications, will discuss his new book "A Curious Discovery: An Entrepreneur's Story" in conversation with award-winning journalist Paula Zahn. Media titan John Hendricks tells the remarkable story of building one of the most successful media empires in the world. Hendricks takes you behind the scenes of some of the network’s most popular shows including: The Deadliest Catch, Mythbusters, The Crocodile Hunter, Plant Earth, Dirty Jobs, and Trading Spaces. It also imparts crucial lessons from the network’s setbacks. Registration is required at http://www.press.org/events/discovery

Event: 10th Annual Hacks vs. Flacks
When: July 14, 2013, 4:00 – 6:00pm
Where: Central Park, Field #7
Start warming up now for the NYFWA’s traditional softball game and picnic that pits reporters against the PR professionals. We're be celebrating its 10th year. Last year, the Hacks came roaring back after a 2011 ignominious defeat. The city's Parks & Recreation department has moved us back to our more traditional Field #7, just north of the oval, North Meadow, Great Lawn, Central Park, 4-6 PM. RSVP: nyfwa@aol.com **Central Park closes its field on rainy days, so if there is rain that day, before heading out please call the following number to make sure the field is available to us: 212-628-1036 Ext. 806.

Event: Accountability in Indian Country – Be a Better Business Watchdog
When: July 18, 2013
Where: Phoenix, AZ
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism presents the free business journalism workshop, "Accountability in Indian Country – Be a Better Business Watchdog," which kicks off the Native American Journalists Association’s annual conference in Phoenix. Presented by IRE’s training director Jaimi Dowdell and The Daily Advertiser’s watchdog editor Dianna Hunt, this daylong training offers hands-on tips for finding, downloading and analyzing online databases using Excel. Register at the main workshop page: http://bit.ly/18Tj0qI

Event: Abe Fellowship for Journalists
When: September 15, 2013 (deadline)
Where: Online
The Abe Fellowship for Journalists is designed to encourage in-depth coverage of topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan through individual short-term policy-related projects. Fellows are expected to produce an analytical article or feature story that will inform public debate or a policy community one of the following topics:
1) Traditional and Non-Traditional Approaches to Security and Diplomacy
2) Global and Regional Economic Issues
3) Social and Cultural Issues
For information on eligibility criteria or to apply, please visit us at http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/abe-fellowship-for-journalists/. Contact SSRC staff at abe@ssrc.org with any questions or concerns.

Event: Finding Your Best Investigative Business Story
When: September 28, 2013
Where: Madison, WI
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism presents the free business journalism workshop, "Finding Your Best Investigative Business Story," at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Award-winning professors Alec Klein of Northwestern University and Chris Roush of the University of North Carolina lead this daylong training, which focuses on identifying and developing local investigative business stories. Register at the main workshop page: http://bit.ly/16B86li