Demonstrators Call for Investigation of Ruben Espinosa's Murder

Demonstrators Call for Investigation of Ruben Espinosa's Murder

Demonstrators in Mexico City march with a portrait of slain photojournalist Ruben Espinosa during a protest to demand a government investigation. Photo: Eneas De Troya (flickr)

Malaysia Suspends Two Publications after Reporting on Government Scandal

Malaysia Suspends Two Publications after Reporting on Government Scandal

Malaysia has ordered two newspapers to stop publishing for three months due to reporting on a financial scandal involving Prime Minister Najib Razak, on right. Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Rezaian Case Cloaked in Secrecy

Rezaian Case Cloaked in Secrecy

Ali Rezaian, right, brother of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, answers questions at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

White House Changes Policy on Hostage Negotiation

White House Changes Policy on Hostage Negotiation

President Barack Obama announces changes to the government's hostage policy on June 24. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

China Escalates Campaign Against Critical Voices

China Escalates Campaign Against Critical Voices

Left to right: Sarah Cook, Kathleen McLaughlin, William Holstein, Jerome A. Cohen and Ying Zhu during a panel on China's crackdown on civil society.

Photos: 2015 OPC Awards Dinner

Photos: 2015 OPC Awards Dinner

Guests mingle during the before-dinner reception. Please check out our slide show of photos from this year's Annual Awards Dinner. Photo: Michael Dames.

Infographic: The Threat to Journalists Has Become a Vicious Cycle

Infographic: The Threat to Journalists Has Become a Vicious Cycle

This graphic from Dateline magazine by Heather Jones, with reporting by Emily Barone and Jack Linshi, illustrates the rising tide of violence and incarceration against journalists around the world.

Dateline: A Most Violent Year

Dateline: A Most Violent Year

An Islamic State militant just after an air strike. Read Douglas Jehl's "A Most Violent Year" in Dateline magazine on upheaval in 2014. Photo by Bulent Kilic, who won the 2014 John Faber Award.

5 THE JOHN FABER AWARD

5 THE JOHN FABER AWARD

Bulent Kilic, winner of this year's John Faber Award, captured turmoil during Ukraine's revolution. Protesters burn as a barricade catches fire during clashes with police in Kiev in February 2014.

3 THE ROBERT CAPA GOLD MEDAL AWARD

3 THE ROBERT CAPA GOLD MEDAL AWARD

Marcus Bleasdale viscerally captured brutal violence in the Central African Republic. He won the 2014 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award for his work.

Veteran Correspondents Urge Early-Career Journalists to Look Beyond Conflict

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Charlie Sennott writes about last week's gathering of the Overseas Press Club Foundation, where 15 top young journalists were awarded internships and fellowships for international reporting. The event's keynote speaker Sebastian Junger, who lost a close colleague in Libya in 2011, provided a cautionary tale for young journalists reporting in a time of rising peril. Read more...

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2015 OPC Foundation Scholarship Winners

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The Following is a list of the 2015 scholarship and fellowship recipients, affiliations, prize received, presenter and description of the winning application. The winners emerged from a highly competitive selection process consisting of 170 applicants from around 60 different colleges and universities. Read more...

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Meet the OPC Members: a Q&A With Kristina Shevory

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Kristina Shevory is a longtime freelance reporter who writes regularly for The New York Times about business and the military. She is an Army veteran and a former staff reporter for the AP, The Seattle Times and TheStreet.com. She has written for The Atlantic, Newsweek, Wired, Businessweek, Fox News, Foreign Policy and the New York Post, among others. Read more...

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Panel Probes French and American Bounds of Satire

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Responses to last month’s attacks on journalists at the French magazine Charlie Hebdo brought to light key differences between French and American attitudes about satire and free expression. Many American media defended freedom of expression, but also declined to publish cartoons depicting the prophet Mohammed.
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Rukmini Callimachi Wins George Polk Award

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OPC Board member Rukmini Callimachi was a winner of the George Polk Awards in Journalism for 2014. Callimachi, who writes for The New York Times, won the award for international reporting for exposing how European nations funded the Islamic State by secretly paying millions of dollars in ransom for kidnapped citizens. Other awards announced Feb. 16 also had an international focus. Six reporters for The Times won the health reporting award for risking their health and safety while providing the earliest and most reliable coverage of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa: Helene Cooper, Daniel Berehulak, Sheri Fink, Adam Nossiter, Norimitsu Onishi and Ben Solomon. Read more...

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