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Date:9/24/2007

Preparing Journalists to Cover the 2008 Health Care Proposals

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the National Press Foundation:

Who: Journalists covering health care policy and the 2008 Presidential

Campaign

What: All-Expenses-Paid Four-Day Seminar for Journalists, A McCormick

Tribune Specialized Reporting Institute, Up to 18 Fellowships

Available

When: November 11 - 14, 2007

Where: Washington, D.C.

Application Deadline: October 5, 2007

Middle class worries about health coverage and insurance costs are increasing. The number of uninsured Americans under 65 continues to grow. Concepts like "single-payer systems" and "universal coverage" are popping up, but often are not well understood. Every candidate has a health care proposal.

To provide sophisticated, timely reporting as the 2008 presidential campaign unfolds, the National Press Foundation has been selected by the McCormick Tribune Foundation to present this McCormick Tribune Specialized Reporting Institute. Over the course of the four-day program participants will interact with experts from government, think tanks, the business sector, academia, and advocacy groups, and senior journalists. All candidates will be invited. Topics under consideration include:

-- A Look at Public Sentiment through Recent Polling Data

-- The Economics of Health Care in the U.S.

-- Health Care Systems in other Countries

-- What the States are Doing

-- What Employers Think about Today's Health Care

-- The Politics of Health Care

-- Questions Candidates Won't Want to Answer

-- Telling the Story in Multiple Media Platforms

Information on how to apply can be found at http://www.nationalpress.org

Applications must be received by Friday, October 5.

For more information, visit http://www.nationalpress.org or e-mail khill@nationalpress.org.


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