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.

‘No Time for Patience’ Over Jailing of Jason Rezaian

Overseas Press Club of America

The awful ordeal being endured in Iran by the Washington Post’s Jason Rezaian hit a grim milestone earlier this month. As of Thursday, Dec. 3, Jason had been held in Iran’s Evin Prison for 500 days – 500 days robbed of his freedom, 500 days deprived of his family, 500 days denied any semblance of justice. Read more...

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Panelists Call for More Action to Protect Journalists Worldwide

Overseas Press Club of America

The OPC, Bloomberg LLP and the Ford Motor Company co-sponsored a discussion about journalist safety on Dec. 16 with a panel of journalists and press freedom advocates.  Read more...

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Daniel Sieberg Shows Off Tech Tools at Google News Lab

Overseas Press Club of America

In June this year, Google launched an aggressive project to connect journalists with its software tools, data, training and other resources to boost reporting. The new Google News Lab site brings together under one umbrella some of the tech giant’s previous initiatives and existing tools, including Fusion Tables, Maps, Google Earth, Trends, Google Consumer Surveys and polling data. The site also offers 35 short, self-guided tutorials to teach reporters how to use its vast resources. Read more...

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OPC Governor Daniel Sieberg Presents Tools for Journalists in Google News Lab

Overseas Press Club of America

Google News Lab is the tech giant’s project to support journalists with software tools, data and training programs. On Dec. 10, OPC Governor Daniel Sierberg, who serves as the company’s global head of media outreach, outlined numerous web-based tools, data sets and collaborations connected to the project. The event took place at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in New York. Read more...

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Former Hong Kong Correspondents Swap Stories

Overseas Press Club of America

On Dec. 8, former Hong Kong-based correspondents gathered at the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office for a reunion to catch up with colleagues and tell adventure stories about working in this fascinating city.

Attendees shared anecdotes about their stays in the “Pearl of the Orient,” with collective experience spanning decades of the city’s history. Read more...

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Introduction

2014 OPC Awards