Panelists Call for More Action to Protect Journalists Worldwide

Panelists Call for More Action to Protect Journalists Worldwide

Watch video clips from our panel discussion on journalist safety with Ambassador Raimonda Murmokaite, Joel Simon, Anna Therese Day, Gregory D. Johnsen and OPC Governor Lara Setrakian.

Rockwell Painting on Display for OPC Sells for $10.2 Million

Rockwell Painting on Display for OPC Sells for $10.2 Million

A guest at Christie's in New York views Norman Rockwell Visits a Country Editor, which the National Press Club sold for $10.2 million last week. Photo: Chad Bouchard

Paris Attacks Hit Close to Home for OPC Members

Paris Attacks Hit Close to Home for OPC Members

Memorial offerings outside the Le Carillon restaurant, one of the scenes of last Friday's attacks. Read thoughts some OPC members with ties to Paris. Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

OPC Offers Press ID Cards For Working Journalists

OPC Offers Press ID Cards For Working Journalists

The OPC is pleased to announce photo ID card options for our working press members.

Covering the Greek Debt Crisis

Covering the Greek Debt Crisis

On Wednesday, Oct. 7, the OPC and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism are hosting An Inside Look at Covering the Greek Debt Crisis. Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

People Remembered: George Burns

People Remembered: George Burns

Bill Holstein, left, during a visit with Longtime OPC member George Burns, who died died at age 86.

FCCC Expresses Concern Over Treatment of Foreign Journalists Covering Tianjin Explosion

FCCC Expresses Concern Over Treatment of Foreign Journalists Covering Tianjin Explosion

The FCCC has voiced concern about the treatment of foreign journalists covering a deadly chemical explosion in Tianjin, China. Photo: ChinaFotoPress via 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

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.

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

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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Dateline: The Image Wars

By Fred Ritchin 

The recent murders by ISIS of foreign journalists and aid workers sparked enormous outrage and condemnation.

But what seemed to have provoked much of the fury were the videos of the beheadings that were produced and distributed by the murderers themselves. Read more...

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CPJ Releases Annual Press Freedom Report

Overseas Press Club of America

The Committee to Protect Journalists has released its sweeping annual report on press freedom, Attacks on the Press, which outlines government crackdowns and rising extremism that has made this "the most deadly and dangerous period for journalists in recent history," according to a CPJ press release. Read more...

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Introduction

2014 OPC Awards