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.

Meet the OPC Members: a Q&A With Haley Sweetland Edwards

Overseas Press Club of America

Haley Sweetland Edwards has reported from the Middle East and the Caucasus, writing mostly for the Los Angeles Times, and also for The Atlantic, The New Republic, Foreign Policy online, The New York Times’ Latitude Blog and other publications. She was one of four correspondents expelled from Yemen in 2011 during a crackdown to control news coverage of anti-government unrest. Read more...

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OPC Welcomes Charles Graeber as Active Board Member

Overseas Press Club of America

Award-winning freelance journalist Charles Graeber has joined the OPC board. 

Graeber is a contributor to numerous publications including Wired, GQ, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Vogue, National Geographic, Men’s Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, and The New York Times. Read more...

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Video Memoir: Seymour and Audrey Topping

Overseas Press Club of America

In the latest interview in our ongoing video archive series, Audrey and Seymour Topping reminisce about their life together as globe-trotting journalists, and discuss experiences covering some of the biggest stories of the 20th century. 

OPC Foundation President Bill Holstein interviews the toppings about their life abroad, from China to Vietnam, Moscow and Berlin.  Read more...

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OPC Board Elects Deidre Depke as Club Secretary

Overseas Press Club of America

At last night’s meeting, the board elected Deidre Depke as Secretary, replacing Jonathan Dahl, who resigned to take a new job at a digital startup in California. Congratulations, Deidre! Read more...

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CPJ Report Reveals Widespread Impunity Against Journalists

In this 2010 photo, Mexican journalists create a memorial collage out of images

The Committee to Protect Journalists released a report today revealing a lack of justice in cases where journalists were murdered for doing their jobs.

The report’s authors found that 370 journalists were killed in retaliation for their work over the last decade, and 90 percent of those cases did not lead to any conviction of perpetrators. Read more...

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