Malaysia Suspends Two Publications after Reporting on Government Scandal

Malaysia Suspends Two Publications after Reporting on Government Scandal

Malaysia has ordered two newspapers to stop publishing for three months due to reporting on a financial scandal involving Prime Minister Najib Razak, on right. Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Rezaian Case Cloaked in Secrecy

Rezaian Case Cloaked in Secrecy

Ali Rezaian, right, brother of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, answers questions at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

White House Changes Policy on Hostage Negotiation

White House Changes Policy on Hostage Negotiation

President Barack Obama announces changes to the government's hostage policy on June 24. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

China Escalates Campaign Against Critical Voices

China Escalates Campaign Against Critical Voices

Left to right: Sarah Cook, Kathleen McLaughlin, William Holstein, Jerome A. Cohen and Ying Zhu during a panel on China's crackdown on civil society.

Photos: 2015 OPC Awards Dinner

Photos: 2015 OPC Awards Dinner

Guests mingle during the before-dinner reception. Please check out our slide show of photos from this year's Annual Awards Dinner. Photo: Michael Dames.

Infographic: The Threat to Journalists Has Become a Vicious Cycle

Infographic: The Threat to Journalists Has Become a Vicious Cycle

This graphic from Dateline magazine by Heather Jones, with reporting by Emily Barone and Jack Linshi, illustrates the rising tide of violence and incarceration against journalists around the world.

Dateline: A Most Violent Year

Dateline: A Most Violent Year

An Islamic State militant just after an air strike. Read Douglas Jehl's "A Most Violent Year" in Dateline magazine on upheaval in 2014. Photo by Bulent Kilic, who won the 2014 John Faber Award.

5 THE JOHN FABER AWARD

5 THE JOHN FABER AWARD

Bulent Kilic, winner of this year's John Faber Award, captured turmoil during Ukraine's revolution. Protesters burn as a barricade catches fire during clashes with police in Kiev in February 2014.

4 THE OLIVIER REBBOT AWARD

4 THE OLIVIER REBBOT AWARD

Jérôme Sessini photographed the aftermath of a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over eastern Ukraine last year, winning the 2014 Olivier Rebbot Award for his work.

3 THE ROBERT CAPA GOLD MEDAL AWARD

3 THE ROBERT CAPA GOLD MEDAL AWARD

Marcus Bleasdale viscerally captured brutal violence in the Central African Republic. He won the 2014 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award for his work.

Meet the Winners: Atish Saha Discusses Covering Rana Plaza Factory Collapse

Overseas Press Club of America

In this video, 2014 Madeline Dane Ross Award winner Atish Saha, who shared the award with Jason Motlagh for “The Ghosts of Rana Plaza,” talks about his experience covering the tragic collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh in 2013. Read more...

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Overseas Press Club of America Condemns Malaysian Government’s Suspension of Two Publications

Malaysia

NEW YORK, New York – July 27, 2015 – The Overseas Press Club of America today condemned the Malaysian government’s decision to suspend two publications for their reporting about allegations that Prime Minister Najib Razak misappropriated hundreds of millions of dollars from the state investment fund, known as 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). Read more...

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OPC President Praises 'Extraordinary' Slate of Candidates

Overseas Press Club of America

On behalf of the entire OPC, I would like to extend a heartfelt Thank You to the members of the Nominating Committee. Read more...

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2015 Board Election Features Packed Slate of Candidates

Last spring, an email was sent to members calling for nominations of candidates for the 2015 board of governors’ election. Thanks to you and the nominating committee, we have a slate of 17 active members running for board seats, out of which 12 will be selected. In addition, four candidates are running for two open associate board seats. Read more...

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People Column July/August 2015

This month, Trish Anderton covers items about award winners Felix Golubev, Simcha Jacobovici, Ric Esther Bienstock, Jerome Delay, Gerard Ryle, and Rod Nordland, with updates on Peter S. Goodman, Roger Cohen and Martin Smith Read more...

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