Demonstrators Call for Investigation of Ruben Espinosa's Murder

Demonstrators Call for Investigation of Ruben Espinosa's Murder

Demonstrators in Mexico City march with a portrait of slain photojournalist Ruben Espinosa during a protest to demand a government investigation. Photo: Eneas De Troya (flickr)

Malaysia Suspends Two Publications after Reporting on Government Scandal

Malaysia Suspends Two Publications after Reporting on Government Scandal

Malaysia has ordered two newspapers to stop publishing for three months due to reporting on a financial scandal involving Prime Minister Najib Razak, on right. Photo: Paula Bronstein/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

White House Changes Policy on Hostage Negotiation

White House Changes Policy on Hostage Negotiation

President Barack Obama announces changes to the government's hostage policy on June 24. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

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.

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.

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.

Azmat Khan Exposes ‘Ghost Schools’ in Afghanistan

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Since the early days of the war in Afghanistan, the U.S. has touted education as one of its premier successes in the country, trumpeting impressive statistics about the number of schools built, girls enrolled, textbooks distributed, teachers trained, and dollars spent. Read more...

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Meet the OPC Members: Q&A With Jonathan Kapstein

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July/August 2015 Bulletin

We hope you enjoy this electronic digest of our July-August Bulletin. This month's issue features the slate of candidates for the 2015 OPC Board of Governors election, with bios and statements from the candidates. Votes must be entered by Monday, Aug. 24. The Annual Meeting, open to all members, will be held on Aug. 25 at 6:00 p.m. at Club Quarters, when election results will be announced.

This issue of the Bulletin also includes a call for stories and recipes for a new section of the website, an article from Azmat Khan about her recent investigation into U.S.-funded school projects in Afghanistan for BuzzFeed, plus People and Press Freedom Update columns by Trish Anderton, a Q&A with OPC member Jonathan Kapstein, and more. You can print or read the entire newsletter by downloading the PDF of the July-August Bulletin in the link below.

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BBC to Cut Jobs as TV Viewers Move Online

Overseas Press Club of America

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has announced it will cut more than 1,000 jobs due to a £150 million ($233.5 million) budget shortfall from lost TV license revenue. Read more...

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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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