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.

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.

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.

Journalists Reunite in Old Saigon for 40th Anniversary Reunion

An aging but exuberant group of correspondents who covered the Vietnam War gathered in old Saigon on the 40th anniversary of the war’s end on April 30 – but this reunion was different than the four previous ones, because for the first time the Vietnamese government officially recognized our presence. Read more...

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Meet the OPC Members: Q&A With Rebecca Fannin

Overseas Press Club of America

Rebecca A. Fannin is the author of Silicon Dragon (McGraw-Hill, 2008) and Startup Asia (Wiley, 2011), and a contributor to Forbes, where she writes a widely read weekly column. Since 1992, she has been reporting on innovation, technology and emerging economies. Read more...

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Pederson Portrays Plight of Suu Kyi in ‘Burma Spring’

Overseas Press Club of America

Rena Pederson, author and former speechwriter for the U.S. State Department, began following Aung San Suu Kyi when she first heard the pro-democracy activist had received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991. She visited Myanmar, also known as Burma, and tracked Suu Kyi’s struggle from a distance for more than two decades. Read more...

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Video: OPC Panel on China's Crackdown

As the anniversary of the suppression of Tiananmen Square protesters approaches on June 4, a panel of experts considers how far Xi will go in taking steps against not only corrupt members of the Communist Party, but also against all elements of a civil society. Read more...

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People Remembered: Leonard Saffir

Overseas Press Club of America

 

Former OPC President Leonard Saffir, OPC president from 1988 to 1990, foreign correspondent, columnist, founder of four newspapers and author of three books, died Jan. Read more...

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