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.

WATCH LIVE: Eyes wide shut? Will the future of journalism mean we are better informed?

Start playing the video window below to see a live feed of a discussion about the future of journalism in light of new technologies. The Index on Censorship is launching the autumn edition of its magazine with a discussion surrounding questions about whether changes within journalism will leave the public knowing more or less than they have in the past. Read more...

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OPC Secretary Jonathan Dahl Hired to Run News Startup

Overseas Press Club of America

OPC Secretary Jonathan Dahl, who serves as editor-in-chief of WSJ.Money magazine and executive director of page one at The Wall Street Journal, has been hired to run digital news startup Ozy.

Ozy is the most recent startup to join the ranks of digital news sites like Mashable, Vice and Buzzfeed, which target younger readers. Read more...

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OPC to Stream Sold-Out Panel 'How to Freelance Safely'

Our forum on Tuesday, Oct. 21, "How to Freelance Safely," has been sold out. But for those who are not able to attend, we are planning to stream the event live on Google Hangouts. 

This is our first attempt to stream a live panel, so please bear with us. Read more...

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OPC Signs RightToReport Petition

The OPC has joined the #RightToReport campaign organized by the Committee to Protect Journalists that calls on the Obama administration to respect journalists’ right to gather and report the news in the digital age. We urge our members to review the campaign’s petition and consider signing on. Read more...

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October 2014 Newsletter

The October Bulletin features recaps of the club's events over the last month, including the China Hands Reunion as well as panels on rising risks to freelancers, OPC award-winning photographers, a book night with Sheila Weller and a chat with editors at digital media companies that are expanding their overseas coverage. Read more...

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