Book Battle

 Is reading going digital? According to an article in the recent Natural Awakenings Magazine, the number of Americans that prefer to read a book via an electronic reading device tripled in less than 12 months last year, but most still…

A Clan Meeting

Maire Peters, NPC’s own Irish expert, and creator of Ireland’s longest running TV shows in the Irish language, will host the first "Clans of Ireland USA"  Dinner Party in Naples. An international journalist and publicist, who has met many famous…

Where Will All the J Students Go?

In an earlier blog in SCOOP, we learned that  nearly 1 in 3 newsroom jobs have been eliminated since the number of journalists peaked at 56,900 in 1989, according to an annual survey by the American Society of News Editors.…

Welcome to the NPC Board of 2012!

A big cheer for the officers and chairmen of the 2012 NPC Board! Look for even  more  interesting and exciting events in the coming year. New members are in bold print.    OFFICERS Donna Fiala,  President Phil Jason, 1st VP,…

Let's Hear It!

 Scoop needs more input from members! If you have ideas for articles, info on your book signings, suggestions for future direction of the newsletter, funnies, whatever enters your mind — send it on . We welcome any and all input to…