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."

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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John Micklethwait of The Economist Slated to Replace OPC Member Matthew Winkler as Top Editor at Bloomberg News

Matthew Winkler is being replaced as editor in chief of Bloomberg News at the beginning of 2015 by John Micklethwait, who has been editor in chief of The Economist since 2006. Read more...

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