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.

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.

November 2014 Bulletin

The November Bulletin features an update on club business from Marcus Mabry, previews of our upcoming mixers and a book night with Anya Schiffrin on Global Muckraking. We also have recaps of panels on how to freelance safely and how to handle thorny reporter-embassy relations, as well as a book night with Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn on their new book about philanthropy A Path Appears. Plus Susan Kille’s People and Press Freedon Update Columns, a Q&A with OPC member Spencer Platt, and more. Read more...

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Expert Panelists Discuss Reporter-Embassy Relations

Left to right: Andrew Nagorski, Lindsay Krasnoff, Edith Lederer, Seymour Topping

Professional relations between diplomats and foreign correspondents are thorny. The two sides are in some ways dependent on each other, but the relationship is also fraught with suspicion and tension. Read more...

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WuDunn, Kristof Examine Philanthropy in ‘A Path Appears’

Overseas Press Club of America

Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn have set out to help people discover philanthropy and fight hopelessness in the face of overwhelming problems in the world. Their new book, A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity, includes vignettes about people who have made a difference by volunteering or making small contributions. Read more...

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Video Memoir: Photo Editor Robert Pledge

Overseas Press Club of America

In our latest video interview for the archives, Robert Pledge – a photo editor, OPC member and awards judge  talks about his career, including his early work as a student of West African languages and anthropology and his entry into journalism through his deep interest in African affairs.  Read more...

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Meet the OPC Members: a Q&A With Haley Sweetland Edwards

Overseas Press Club of America

Haley Sweetland Edwards has reported from the Middle East and the Caucasus, writing mostly for the Los Angeles Times, and also for The Atlantic, The New Republic, Foreign Policy online, The New York Times’ Latitude Blog and other publications. She was one of four correspondents expelled from Yemen in 2011 during a crackdown to control news coverage of anti-government unrest. Read more...

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