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.

Junger Offers Wisdom and Urges Caution at OPC Foundation Scholar Awards Luncheon

Junger Offers Wisdom and Urges Caution at OPC Foundation Scholar Awards Luncheon

Eleven of this year’s 15 scholars have fellowships around the globe with The Associated Press, Reuters, The Wall Street Journal, and the GroundTruth Project. | Photo: Michael Dames

Activists Call for More Media Coverage of Women's Voices in Fight Against Extremism

Activists Call for More Media Coverage of Women's Voices in Fight Against Extremism

Left to right: Rukmini Callimachi, Gini Reticker, Rana Allam, Sanam Anderlini and Mossarat Qadeem during a panel on women and the fight against extremism. Photos: Chad Bouchard

2015 OPC Foundation Scholarship Winners

2015 OPC Foundation Scholarship Winners

RISC founder Sebastian Junger spoke to 2015 OPC Foundation Scholarship winners about the physical and mental dangers of conflict reporting. Photo: Michael Dames

'60 Minutes' Correspondent Bob Simon Dies in Car Crash

'60 Minutes' Correspondent Bob Simon Dies in Car Crash

CBS News correspondent Bob Simon died Feb. 11 in a car accident in New York City. He was 73. This photo was taken at the OPC's 2014 Awards Dinner as he accepted the President's Award.

Paul Moakley Tackles Unique Challenges to Cover Ebola for Time Magazine

Paul Moakley Tackles Unique Challenges to Cover Ebola for Time Magazine

OPC Board Governor Paul Moakley and former OPC President Alexis Gelber speak to attendees during a forum on Covering Ebola at the New York University Center for Global Affairs on Feb. 3.

NBC Not-ly News; And That’s the Way It Isn’t…

NBC Not-ly News; And That’s the Way It Isn’t…

Read pointed commentary from Mort Rosenblum on fabrications from Brian Williams, shown in this 2011 photo with Speaker of the House John Boehner. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Covering Ebola

Covering Ebola

Health workers in protective clothing await patients at the Redemption Hospital in Monrovia on Feb. 2. On Feb. 3, the OPC held a forum on covering the epidemic. Photo: John Moore/Getty Images

Al Jazeera Journalist Peter Greste Released

Al Jazeera Journalist Peter Greste Released

Relatives of Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste pose for a photo in Brisbane, Australia after learning that Greste was released after 400 days in an Egyptian prison. Photo: Glenn Hunt/Getty Images

Martin Smith Traces Roots of Terror in 'The Rise of ISIS'

Martin Smith Traces Roots of Terror in 'The Rise of ISIS'

OPC Board of Governors member Martin Smith spoke to attendees after a special screening of the documentary "The Rise of ISIS."

Overseas Press Club Mixer at The Half King

Meet up with other OPC members (and prospective OPC members!) in the back garden of The Half King bar and restaurant, and enjoy 20 percent off all food and drinks from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 19. Read more...

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Video: Book Night With NYT Columnist Roger Cohen

Overseas Press Club of America

The OPC hosted a book night with New York Times columnist Roger Cohen on his memoir, The Girl From Human Street. The book follows his family's upheaval from Lithuania to South Africa, England, the United States and Israel as they face degrees of anti-Semitism and grapple with otherness. Former OPC President Allan Dodds Frank moderated the discussion. Read more...

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Meet the OPC Members: a Q&A With Andrew Meldrum

Overseas Press Club of America

Andrew Meldrum reported from Zimbabwe for The Economist and The Guardian from 1980 to May 2003, when he was illegally expelled after the government objected to his reports exposing state torture. Read more...

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China Hands Reunion Spawns E-Book on Media’s Role

Overseas Press Club of America

In September last year, the OPC assembled current and former correspondents, editors and experts with experience in China for a day of panels and discussions on the country’s trajectory, and whether Western media are getting the story right. Read more...

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Junger to Give Keynote at Annual Scholars Luncheon

Overseas Press Club of America

Award-winning journalist, filmmaker and author Sebastian Junger will be the keynote speaker at the annual OPC Foundation Scholarship Luncheon on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at the Yale Club. At the event, the Foundation will award a combination of scholarships and fellowships to 15 graduate and undergraduate college students aspiring to become foreign correspondents. Read more...

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