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Excellence in Journalism conference: 10 Local Stories on Health Reform

09/21/12     Fort Lauderdale, FL

AHCJ put together a panel for the annual joint conference of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Radio Television Digital News Association. Joanne Kenen, AHCJ's health reform topic leader and deputy health editor of Politico; and Stacey Singer, investigative reporter at The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post; offer ideas for local stories about health reform.

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has weighed in on health reform, what stories should reporters focus on? One presidential candidate promises to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, another to enhance it. Either way, changes will affect every community in America. Where do we stand at the moment? What stories can be done before the year ends? Learn how to localize this huge story that touches everyone.