Lunch in France

Lunch in France

Join us for the 75th Anniversary Awards Dinner on April 24. Photo: lunch somewhere in France, 1918. Henry Noble Hall, Times; Fred Ferguson, UP; Floyd Gibbons and Herbert Corey, AP.

Dozier Spoke of Career Evolution and Learning

Dozier Spoke of Career Evolution and Learning

Louise Dewast gives keynote speaker Kimberly Dozier her card at the 2014 OPC Scholars Luncheon in February.

Holiday Party Kicks Off 75th Anniversary Year

Holiday Party Kicks Off 75th Anniversary Year

OPC member James Brooke was one of several members who spoke at the 75th Anniversary Holiday Party in January that was held in the Algonquin Hotel, the Club's birth place.

Edith Lederer Accepts the Fay Gillis Wells Award

Edith Lederer Accepts the Fay Gillis Wells Award

Edith Lederer speaks during a breakfast at Bloomberg LP that honored the Club's 75th Anniversary and her reporting career. Lederer received the Fay Gillis Wells Award.

2014 OPC Foundation Scholarship Winners

2014 OPC Foundation Scholarship Winners

Nathan S. Bienstock Memorial Scholar Shira Telushkin, right, speaks with Kate McLeod, and Kevin Grant and Charles M. Sennott, both of GlobalPost at the 2014 Scholars Luncheon in February.

Shaking Conventional Wisdom When Reporting on Pakistan

Shaking Conventional Wisdom When Reporting on Pakistan

New York Times reporter Declan Walsh and documentarian Habiba Nosheen were panelists at an OPC event about covering Pakistan at George Washington University in February.

World War I Journalists: Before the Battle of St. Mihiel

World War I Journalists: Before the Battle of St. Mihiel

Before the Battle of St. Mihiel from left: R. Carrol, Philadelphia Ledger, A. Delaney, Napoleon, H. Hall, London Times, F. Light, D. Martin, NY Herald, T. Johnson and A. Hartzell of the NY Sun.

Korean War Journalists: Max Desfor, Hal Boyle

Korean War Journalists: Max Desfor, Hal Boyle

Join us for the 75th Anniversary Awards Dinner on April 24. Photo: Reporters during the Korean War. From left: Max Desfor, Lief Ericson, Frank Noel, Don Whitehead and Hal Boyle.

Join us for the 75th Annual Awards Dinner

Join us for the 75th Annual Awards Dinner

The first annual dinner of the OPC at the Park Lane Hotel in February, 1940. Join us for the 75th Anniversary Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 24.

World War I Journalists: Courageous Six

World War I Journalists: Courageous Six

Courageous Six: foreign correspondents in Tokyo in the 1920s, garbed in rented coats for a garden party at the Emperor's Palace. Vic Keene and Jimmie Young are fourth and fifth from the left.

Evening Set to Highlight OPC Jubilee

From left: Power, Simon and Muir

The OPC Awards Dinner is on Thursday, April 24 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. The keynote speaker is U.S. Permanent Representative to the U.N. Samantha Power, veteran CBS News correspondent Bob Simon will receive the OPC President's Award and the Awards Presenter is David Muir, Weekend Anchor of ABC News. Read more...

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Edie Lederer: Paying Tribute to Anja Niedringhaus

The 2005 IWMF Courage Awardees from left: Shahla Sherkat, Sumi Khan, Anja Niedri

When my anger at the killing of Anja Niedringhaus reached near boiling point, I kept saying to myself, Anja died doing what she loved best, being on assignment in one of the world's hotspots covering a very important story, and that's something to hold on to. Yet the outrage lingers. Read more...

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Slovenian Journalist Accused of Leaking State Secrets

Anuška Delić says the Slovene intelligence agency trumped up charges against her

Anuška Delić has reported about the links between the Slovenian Democratic Party and a neo-Nazi group. She says that the Slovene intelligence agency trumped up charges against her in retaliation for her reporting. In this Q&A, the Ljubljana native explains her legal fight and the pervasive air of censorship in Slovenia. Read more...

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Power Plays Protect Putin, Not Russians, Author Says

Gregory Feifer, author of Russians: The People Behind the Power, spoke about his new book March 31 at the OPC. He  said Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine and seize Crimea was designed to make him look tough at the expense of the Russian people. Read more...

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Kansas Shooting Involved Family of OPC Member

Former OPC President John Corporon (1996-1998) is the uncle of William Corporon and great-uncle of 14 year old Reat Underwood who were shot and killed in Overland Park, Kansas, on Sunday. Reat was practicing his song “You are Going to Miss Me When I’m Gone” for an upcoming contest. From The New York Times >>

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Press Freedom Letters

Egypt
Friday, 10 Jan 2014

Since December 29, 2013, authorities in Egypt have held three Al Jazeera journalists under detention allegedly for spreading falsehoods about the...

Egypt
Monday, 30 Dec 2013
The detention in Cairo of four journalists working for Al Jazeera English is a deplorable development and further evidence that Egypt's military...
Egypt
Thursday, 15 Aug 2013

It is not the role of the OPC to express opprobrium for the politics and policies at the heart of Egypts’s current roils. However, we are appalled...

United States
Thursday, 30 May 2013

Recent leak investigations, particularly the probes into Fox News and the Associated Press, have indeed overstepped the customary boundaries...

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

The OPC adds its voice to the chorus of disappointment and anger that has followed the news of the Justice Department's wholesale intrusion into...