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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Holiday Party Kicks Off OPC's 75th Anniversary Year

Senator John F. Kennedy addresses the 18th Annual Awards Dinner of the OPC.

In 2014, the OPC will mark its 75th anniversary. As part of its diamond jubilee, the OPC will hold a series of events beginning with a holiday party in January that will kickoff the anniversary year at the Club's birthplace: The Roundtable at the Algonquin Hotel on Tuesday, January 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Read more...

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Difficulties With Visas and Access Continue in China

From left: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden chats with Chinese Vice Premier Li Yuan

The leadership of China does not believe in press rights and major news organizations are being targeted for aggressive reporting. Reporters are being denied visas. Websites have been shut down. Read more...

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Life and Dick Stolley: A Book, a Film, a Performance

Dick Stolley at The Lensic. Photo: Kate Russell

By the time he took the stage at the Lensic Center in Santa Fe on November 22, Dick Stolley had been on the road for two months promoting Life magazine's 192-page special: "The Day Kennedy Died, 50 Years Later Life Remembers the Man and the Moment." Read more...

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OPC Luminaries Recall Covering JFK's Assassination

Dan Rather reports on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy November 23

OPC members Roy Rowan, Dan Rather, Seymour Topping and Jim Leherer recall their work 50 years earlier covering the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Read more...

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New Books: Nickelsberg, Leherer and 2 on Colvin

Afghanistan: A Distant War

Robert Nickelsberg has a new book of photographs from Afghanistan, Jim Leherer writes a new book of fiction and two books feature Marie Colvin who died in Syria in February 2012. 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...