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.

76th Annual Overseas Press Club Awards

Overseas Press Club of America

The 2014 OPC Award Winners have been announced! You can find all of the winners' names and information here, as well as links to photos and their work. 

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Watch a livestream of the Annual Awards Dinner tonight staring at 7:30 p.m. ET.   Read more...

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Dateline: A Most Violent Year

By Douglas Jehl

Most of us who have spent our careers around foreign news have found ways to cope with the dangers of covering conflicts.

It will be fine, we tell ourselves. No one really wants to target a journalist. Read more...

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Dateline: Weighing the Risks

By Kathy Gannon

In December last year I returned to Pakistan.

It was just for two weeks, but it had the effect of helping me reconnect with the person I had been before the April 4, 2014 shooting in eastern Afghanistan, when a crazed gunman stole from me one of my dearest friends, the award-winning photojournalist Anja Niedringhaus, and changed my life. Read more...

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Dateline: Digital Security Checklist

Robert Guerra, a Canadian digital security expert, warns that most reporte

Investigative reporters face a two-fold challenge: surveillance software has become mind-bogglingly sophisticated; and funding is pouring in for development of new technologies. These new products are purchased on the gray market by governments that spy on their public – and their press. Read more...

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Dateline: Battle Scars

Sebastian Junger
By Sebastian Junger

I remember when I was younger thinking, if I was covering a war and I wasn’t in a situation where people were shooting in my direction, I wasn’t really covering the war.

A totally silly way to think. What you’re really doing is answering a personal need for excitement – and not necessarily a pure quest for information. Read more...

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