Lunch in France

Lunch in France

Join us for the 75th Anniversary Awards Dinner on April 24. Photo: lunch somewhere in France, 1918. Henry Noble Hall, Times; Fred Ferguson, UP; Floyd Gibbons and Herbert Corey, AP.

Join us for the 75th Annual Awards Dinner

Join us for the 75th Annual Awards Dinner

The first annual dinner of the OPC at the Park Lane Hotel in February, 1940. Join us for the 75th Anniversary Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 24.

World War I Journalists: Courageous Six

World War I Journalists: Courageous Six

Courageous Six: foreign correspondents in Tokyo in the 1920s, garbed in rented coats for a garden party at the Emperor's Palace. Vic Keene and Jimmie Young are fourth and fifth from the left.

Korean War Journalists: Max Desfor, Hal Boyle

Korean War Journalists: Max Desfor, Hal Boyle

Join us for the 75th Anniversary Awards Dinner on April 24. Photo: Reporters during the Korean War. From left: Max Desfor, Lief Ericson, Frank Noel, Don Whitehead and Hal Boyle.

2014 OPC Foundation Scholarship Winners

2014 OPC Foundation Scholarship Winners

Nathan S. Bienstock Memorial Scholar Shira Telushkin, right, speaks with Kate McLeod, and Kevin Grant and Charles M. Sennott, both of GlobalPost at the 2014 Scholars Luncheon in February.

Dozier Spoke of Career Evolution and Learning

Dozier Spoke of Career Evolution and Learning

Louise Dewast gives keynote speaker Kimberly Dozier her card at the 2014 OPC Scholars Luncheon in February.

Holiday Party Kicks Off 75th Anniversary Year

Holiday Party Kicks Off 75th Anniversary Year

OPC member James Brooke was one of several members who spoke at the 75th Anniversary Holiday Party in January that was held in the Algonquin Hotel, the Club's birth place.

Edith Lederer Accepts the Fay Gillis Wells Award

Edith Lederer Accepts the Fay Gillis Wells Award

Edith Lederer speaks during a breakfast at Bloomberg LP that honored the Club's 75th Anniversary and her reporting career. Lederer received the Fay Gillis Wells Award.

Shaking Conventional Wisdom When Reporting on Pakistan

Shaking Conventional Wisdom When Reporting on Pakistan

New York Times reporter Declan Walsh and documentarian Habiba Nosheen were panelists at an OPC event about covering Pakistan at George Washington University in February.

World War I Journalists: Before the Battle of St. Mihiel

World War I Journalists: Before the Battle of St. Mihiel

Before the Battle of St. Mihiel from left: R. Carrol, Philadelphia Ledger, A. Delaney, Napoleon, H. Hall, London Times, F. Light, D. Martin, NY Herald, T. Johnson and A. Hartzell of the NY Sun.

Pre-Party Kicks Off a Night of Accolades

Conversation, anticipation and a few hundred well-dressed people filled the double-height, window-walled space overlooking Central Park on the 35th floor of the Mandarin Oriental at the cocktail reception before OPC’s Annual Awards Dinner. Photos Read more...

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Arab Spring and Japan Disasters Dominate Awards

On November 22, 2011, after intermittent deadly clashes in the streets of Cairo,

No one will be surprised that a plurality of this year's OPC Awards featured words and images from two events: the uprisings of the Arab Spring — especially the triumphant revolution in Libya — and the earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan. Beyond these two stories, award winners are a portrait of diversity. OPC Award Winners Read more...

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Two cities, Two movements, One Tux

Top: March 11, 2011, near Ras Lanuf, Libya, rebel fighters react after an airstr

This is a New York story about the revolution in Egypt, a rented tuxedo, Occupy Wall Street and how we, as journalists, are covering a rising tide of global discontent over economic inequality. So here's the tale. It was November and the height of the Occupy Wall Street movement. I was just back from a reporting project in Egypt and came to New York for an awards event. Read more...

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President's Award 2012

OPC member Tom Brokaw writes: When any long or short history of journalism is recorded, the name Ted Turner should be in bold print in the pantheon of giants in the field. His vision, daring and commitment to the truest values of our profession gave us a revolution in access to news and analysis almost everywhere in the world, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, week in and week out. Photos | Video |  Read more...

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Honoring Journalists Who Gave Their Lives

Photo: Joao Silva / The New York Times / REdux

Another dangerous and bloody year for journalists abroad was signaled in early 2012 by casualties in Syria, including American reporters Anthony Shadid and Marie Colvin. The risks taken on behalf of the reading and viewing public are annually brought home at the OPC's Awards Dinner by the lighting of our ceremonial candle honoring and remembering fallen colleagues. Read more...

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Press Freedom Letters

Egypt
Friday, 10 Jan 2014

Since December 29, 2013, authorities in Egypt have held three Al Jazeera journalists under detention allegedly for spreading falsehoods about the...

Egypt
Monday, 30 Dec 2013
The detention in Cairo of four journalists working for Al Jazeera English is a deplorable development and further evidence that Egypt's military...
Egypt
Thursday, 15 Aug 2013

It is not the role of the OPC to express opprobrium for the politics and policies at the heart of Egypts’s current roils. However, we are appalled...

United States
Thursday, 30 May 2013

Recent leak investigations, particularly the probes into Fox News and the Associated Press, have indeed overstepped the customary boundaries...

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

The OPC adds its voice to the chorus of disappointment and anger that has followed the news of the Justice Department's wholesale intrusion into...