Panelists Call for More Action to Protect Journalists Worldwide

Panelists Call for More Action to Protect Journalists Worldwide

Watch video clips from our panel discussion on journalist safety with Ambassador Raimonda Murmokaite, Joel Simon, Anna Therese Day, Gregory D. Johnsen and OPC Governor Lara Setrakian.

Rockwell Painting on Display for OPC Sells for $10.2 Million

Rockwell Painting on Display for OPC Sells for $10.2 Million

A guest at Christie's in New York views Norman Rockwell Visits a Country Editor, which the National Press Club sold for $10.2 million last week. Photo: Chad Bouchard

Paris Attacks Hit Close to Home for OPC Members

Paris Attacks Hit Close to Home for OPC Members

Memorial offerings outside the Le Carillon restaurant, one of the scenes of last Friday's attacks. Read thoughts some OPC members with ties to Paris. Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

OPC Offers Press ID Cards For Working Journalists

OPC Offers Press ID Cards For Working Journalists

The OPC is pleased to announce photo ID card options for our working press members.

Covering the Greek Debt Crisis

Covering the Greek Debt Crisis

On Wednesday, Oct. 7, the OPC and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism are hosting An Inside Look at Covering the Greek Debt Crisis. Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

People Remembered: George Burns

People Remembered: George Burns

Bill Holstein, left, during a visit with Longtime OPC member George Burns, who died died at age 86.

FCCC Expresses Concern Over Treatment of Foreign Journalists Covering Tianjin Explosion

FCCC Expresses Concern Over Treatment of Foreign Journalists Covering Tianjin Explosion

The FCCC has voiced concern about the treatment of foreign journalists covering a deadly chemical explosion in Tianjin, China. Photo: ChinaFotoPress via 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

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.

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.

Egyptian President Pardons Two Al Jazeera Journalists for Eid al-Adha

Overseas Press Club of America

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has pardoned two Canadian Al Jazeera journalists, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, as part of 100 pardons granted as part of the Eid al-Adha holiday. Read more...

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Panel: China's Shockwaves Rock World Economy More Than Ever

Overseas Press Club of America

China’s economy seems to be weathering some of the most turbulent waters in recent memory.

Amid aggressive moves to halt plunging stocks, the devaluing of its currency, hundreds of billions of dollars in capital outflows and slowing growth, many observers wonder if China reached a pivotal crossroads.

On Sept. 10, the OPC hosted a forum to discuss recent developments with a panel of experts on China. During the panel, titled "China Shocks: How Serious? What Do They Mean?", moderator William J. Holstein asked whether recent events are truly unusual, or if the world is simply taking more notice because of an increasingly globalized economy. Read more...

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The Shaming of a Chinese Journalist

Wang Xiaolu, a reporter for the business magazine Caijing, was one of many people arrested in August for allegations of “spreading rumors" over the Internet.  Read more...

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September 2015 Bulletin

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...

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Bombings in Bangkok with the AP

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...

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2014 OPC Awards