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

Rukmini Callimachi Wins George Polk Award

Rukmini Callimachi Wins George Polk Award

Congratulations to OPC Board of Governors member Rukmini Callimachi of The New York Times for winning a George Polk Award for international reporting.

'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."

Video: Freelancing Safely, Part II

Video: Freelancing Safely, Part II

OPC President Marcus Mabry talks to attendees during the "How to Freelance Safely, Part II" panel at the Frontline Club in London on Nov. 18.

Freelancing Safely Panel

Freelancing Safely Panel

“What I find so frightening about the freelance environment is that people are just totally on their own,” Judith Matloff, left, with Micah Garen and Vaughan Smith, said during a panel on freelance safety.

Remembering OPC Award Winner Michel du Cille

Overseas Press Club of America

Michel du Cille, a 58-year-old Washington Post photojournalist, winner of the OPC’s John Faber award in 2000 and a three-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, diedWashington Post photojournalist and a three-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, died Dec. 11 while on assignment in Liberia. Marty Baron, executive editor of The Post, said du Cille suffered a heart attack and collapsed during a hike from a village where he had been covering the Ebola crisis. Read more...

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December 2014 Bulletin

The December Bulletin features a recap of discussion at the Frontline Club in London on how best to keep freelancers safe in hostile areas. Read about our book night with Anya Schiffrin and her anthology of investigative reports from around the world in Global Muckraking. Susan Kille writes about the impact of Luke Somers's death. Read more...

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Schiffrin Digs Up Pivotal Stories in ‘Global Muckraking’

Overseas Press Club of America

In Global Muckraking, Anya Schiffrin gathered investigative journalism from far-flung corners into an anthology that spans more than a century of vital reporting. Read more...

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Murder of Luke Somers Brings Risks Into Focus Again

“There is a new war on journalists,” says Alberto Ibargüen, president of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. He is correct. Read more...

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Meet the OPC Members: a Q&A With Spencer Platt

Overseas Press Club of America

Spencer Platt has received many honors as a photojournalist, including the World Press Photo of the Year award in 2006 for an image showing a group of young Lebanese in a convertible driving through a South Beirut neighborhood devastated by Israeli bombings. Platt, an OPC member since 2013, is based in New York. Read more...

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