Experts Speak About Kidnapping Risks in Remote Places

Experts Speak About Kidnapping Risks in Remote Places

Left to right: Charles Sennott, David Rohde and William Daly spoke about the rising risk of kidnapping in remote places and best practices on how to navigate the aftermath during a May 14 off-the-record panel.

Annual Awards Dinner Opening

Annual Awards Dinner Opening

Guests find their seats in the main hall as Bill Holstein gives opening remarks for the Annual Awards Dinner program.

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: Ashley Revell.

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.

Dateline: Weighing the Risks

Dateline: Weighing the Risks

In this year's Dateline, Kathy Gannon revisits an attack in Afghanistan that left her seriously injured and her friend, Anja Niedringhaus, dead. Niedringhaus took this photo in Kabul in 2013.

2015 Dateline

2015 Dateline

Omu Fahnbulleh stands over her husband Ibrahim after he fell in an Ebola holding center in Monrovia, Liberia. This photo from John Moore is the citation winner for the Robert Capa 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 wreckage 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.

Photos: 2015 OPC Awards Dinner

Click through the slideshow to see photos from this year's Annual Awards Dinner, including the before-dinner reception sponsored by Lenovo and post-dinner "Meet the Winners" reception sponsored by Daimler.  Read more...

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FCCC Releases Annual Working Conditions Report for 2015

Overseas Press Club of America
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China has released the following report on press freedom, based on a survey of its members.
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May 2015 Bulletin

We hope you enjoy this electronic digest of our May Bulletin. This month's issue features a recap of the Annual Awards Dinner, photos from the event, a list of this year's recipients, a call for candidates for the 2015 OPC board elections, a preview of an upcoming panel on China's crackdown on civil society and a preview of a Book Night with Nazila Fathi. Plus, our People and Press Freedom Update columns, a Q&A with OPC member John Moore, and more. Members can print or read the entire newsletter by downloading the PDF of the May Bulletin in the link below. 

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OPC Awards Showcase Ambitious Reporting in 2014

In tones ranging from defiance to joy and mourning to optimism, foreign correspondents gathered Thursday to celebrate the vitality of their profession.

“It’s time for us to take our story back from the handwringers,” Dean Baquet, executive editor of The New York Times, proclaimed in his keynote address at the Overseas Press Club Awards. “We need to scream about the fact that there is huge and ambitious work being done in the old places like The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and the Washington Post, and in the new places like Buzzfeed and Vice.” Read more...

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OPC Awards Dinner: Winner Photos and Videos

This year’s Annual Awards Dinner featured OPC Award recipients in 22 categories. In addition, OPC President Marcus Mabry presented the President’s Award to David Rohde, investigative reporter for Thomson Reuters. Read more...

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