Tag: National Press Club

Constitutional convention unlikely to pass, experts say

It doesn’t look like Maryland voters will decide to convene another constitutional convention because of the lack of attention to the issue, but sentiment on state constitutions changes quickly, several experts on state constitutional conventions said Friday.

The experts spoke at the National Press Club in a forum about the challenges of state constitutional conventions sponsored by iSolon, an organization led by political scientist and Maryland Constitutional Convention advocate J.H. Snider.

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Media beware: Government is coming to your rescue

Many people are concerned about the future of journalism, and how to help it survive. Now the Federal Trade Commission has gotten into the act.

What the heck is the Federal Trade Commission doing meddling in journalism? That’s what I asked when I first heard about it.

On Tuesday, the FTC gathered a high-powered group of experts who spent the day discussing how to rescue the failing media at the National Press Club in Washington. The whole thing was webcast.

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