National Press Club fires back

Clearly irked by an Editor & Publisher article on an upcoming Jeff Gannon appearance at a Press Club panel, NPC's Jonathan Salant penned a peevish letter asking, among other things: "Is E&P suggesting that we should not invite controversial figures to appear at the Club and be questioned by reporters?" Except, as the E&P article noted: "The Press Club's Web site... does not tout the event as focusing on Gannon but rather as a discussion about the differences between 'bloggers' and 'journalists.' In other words, it is a journalism panel" (Peek)

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