Submitted by OPC of America on 2 September 2015 - 2:15pm
We hope you enjoy this electronic digest of our September Bulletin. Scroll down to see summaries and links to the stories on our website. This month's issue features results of our Board of Governors election; previews of three upcoming OPC events; a dispatch from OPC Foundation scholar Ted Anderson about the bombing in Bangkok that capped of his internship for the Associated Press; a look at Malaysia's crackdown on two news operations; and a followup with OPC Madeline Dane Ross Award winner Atish Saha after his trek across the U.S. Plus, People and Press Freedom Update columns, a Q&A with OPC member Dana Thomas, and more. You can print or read the entire newsletter by downloading the PDF of the September Bulletin in the link below. Read more...
This summer, my final week in Bangkok as an Overseas Press
Club Foundation intern for the Associated Press occurred during the bombing
that killed 20 and injured 125 in the center of the city. Another blast went
off the next day, this time along my daily commute at Sathorn Pier on the Chao
Phraya River. I took pictures at the scene of both incidents. Read more...
Atish Saha, after accepting the OPC Madeline Dane Ross Award this year,
embarked on a months-long journey that he described as “a crazy Disneyland
ride” across America. Read more...
Dana Thomas is the author of Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of
Alexander McQueen and John Galliano as well the New York Times bestseller, Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster.
She is a contributing editor for T: The New York Times Style Magazine as
well as a regular contributor to Architectural Digest. Read more...