Panelists Call for More Action to Protect Journalists Worldwide

Panelists Call for More Action to Protect Journalists Worldwide

Watch video clips from our panel discussion on journalist safety with Ambassador Raimonda Murmokaite, Joel Simon, Anna Therese Day, Gregory D. Johnsen and OPC Governor Lara Setrakian.

Rockwell Painting on Display for OPC Sells for $10.2 Million

Rockwell Painting on Display for OPC Sells for $10.2 Million

A guest at Christie's in New York views Norman Rockwell Visits a Country Editor, which the National Press Club sold for $10.2 million last week. Photo: Chad Bouchard

Paris Attacks Hit Close to Home for OPC Members

Paris Attacks Hit Close to Home for OPC Members

Memorial offerings outside the Le Carillon restaurant, one of the scenes of last Friday's attacks. Read thoughts some OPC members with ties to Paris. Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

OPC Offers Press ID Cards For Working Journalists

OPC Offers Press ID Cards For Working Journalists

The OPC is pleased to announce photo ID card options for our working press members.

Covering the Greek Debt Crisis

Covering the Greek Debt Crisis

On Wednesday, Oct. 7, the OPC and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism are hosting An Inside Look at Covering the Greek Debt Crisis. Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

People Remembered: George Burns

People Remembered: George Burns

Bill Holstein, left, during a visit with Longtime OPC member George Burns, who died died at age 86.

FCCC Expresses Concern Over Treatment of Foreign Journalists Covering Tianjin Explosion

FCCC Expresses Concern Over Treatment of Foreign Journalists Covering Tianjin Explosion

The FCCC has voiced concern about the treatment of foreign journalists covering a deadly chemical explosion in Tianjin, China. Photo: ChinaFotoPress via 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

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.

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.

Kathy Gannon to Give Keynote at Scholars Luncheon

Overseas Press Club of America

Kathy Gannon, senior correspondent for Pakistan and Afghanistan for the Associated Press, will be the keynote speaker at the annual OPC Foundation Scholar Awards Luncheon on Friday, Feb. 26, at the Yale Club. Read more...

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January 2015 Bulletin

This month's issue features a look ahead at the OPC Foundation luncheon with keynote speaker Kathy Gannon, analysis from OPC Governor Azmat Khan on why Al Jazeera America is shutting its doors in April, a look back at Fidel Castro's remarkable appearance at the OPC in 1959, as well as a few photos from this year's Holiday Party. Plus, People and Press Freedom Update columns, a Q&A with OPC member Anita Snow, and more.

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Meet the OPC Members: Q&A With Anita Snow

Anita Snow is a veteran international journalist who specializes in the Americas. She currently is based in Mexico City as an editor on the AP regional desk for Latin America and the Caribbean. Previously, she was a UN correspondent for the AP and a 2010 Nieman fellow at Harvard University. She reopened the AP’s Havana office in 1999 and went on to serve as bureau chief for a decade. Read more...

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Castro Has a History With the OPC

Just two months after Fidel Castro was sworn in as prime minister of Cuba in February 1959, the country’s new leader addressed 1,800 OPC members and guests in the packed grand ballroom of the Hotel Astor. Read more...

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ANALYSIS: Why Al Jazeera America Didn’t Last

Overseas Press Club of America

People argue it’s because AJAM was too “foreign,” too serious, or too toxic a work environment. But more than anything else, it was digital naïveté that doomed it. Read more...

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2014 OPC Awards