The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award: 'Central African Republic Inferno'

The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award: 'Central African Republic Inferno'

A woman mourns after her sister was shot and killed by Muslims close to her home in Kilo 5, Bangui. Marcus Bleasdale won the 2014 Robert Capa Gold Medal for his work in Central African Republic.

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

Jerome 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.

6 FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD

6 FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD

Rodrigo Abd, winner of this year's Feature Photography Award, shines a light on threats to wildcat gold miners in Peru's Madre de Dios region.

OPC Annual Awards Dinner to Honor Foreign Correspondents Under Threat

OPC Annual Awards Dinner to Honor Foreign Correspondents Under Threat

Our lineup for the OPC Annual Awards Dinner – left to right: Dean Baquet, David Rohde and Deborah Amos. Photos: Todd Heisler, The New York Times and Shannon Taggart.

Meet the Winners: Adriana Gomez Licon Video Chat on Safety for Journalists

Adriana Gomez Licon chats with OPC Executive Director Patricia Kranz.

Sometimes, it's better to wait for trouble to simmer down before rushing in to cover a story. “Don't get killed for color,” a fellow reporter once told Adriana Gomez Licon. A city near Mexico's northern border with Texas had been evacuated after a spate of drug violence. About 300 refugees fled to a shelter. Read more...

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June 2014 Bulletin

The June issue includes the two OPC events: a seminar on June 23 about investigative reporting techniques and panel discussions on June 25 about innovating in global hotspots. Board member Brian Byrd writes a recap of the Empire State Building lighting in honor of the OPC's 75th anniversary. OPC Scholar Sam McNeil writes on affording international environmental journalism. Outgoing Executive Director Sonya Fry relays her experience at an OPC event in Bayeux, France, and the Club also got to toast Sonya at her farewell party on June 5. Susan Kille files the "People" and "New Books" columns and includes an update on China. Bulletin and Website Editor Aimee Vitrak also bids adieu on page 11.

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Up Close: Kerry Dolan

Kerry Dolan

This reexamination by Forbes of one of its “Rich List” constituents unmasked the myth of Prince Alwaleed as the “Buffett of Arabia.” Kerry Dolan’s reporting and analysis revealed a pattern by the Prince of “systematically exaggerating” the market value of Kingdom Holding, his publicly traded company, and other assets while misleading journalists and the public about his real net worth and his golden touch as an international investor. Read more...

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Up Close: Tyler Hicks

Tyler Hicks

Tyler Hicks won the 2013 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award. The judges wrote that every frame tells the story of a terrifying and dangerous situation. The photographer is at obvious risk, yet he continues to photograph multiple scenarios and stays on scene to document the horrors and aftermath of the attack. Read more...

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Up Close: Cam Simpson

Cam Simpson

Bloomberg’s series showed the grim reality of the life of workers who make the shiny Apple phones so coveted by the world’s consumers. The stories by Cam Simpson were impressively detailed. He went down the supply chain to write about migration, the tactics of recruiters and life in the Himalayan villages that supplied the bonded labor to Apple’s subcontractors. Read more...

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