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

OPC Member Recipes: Eisbein, Cured and Boiled Pork Knuckle

OPC Member Recipes: Eisbein, Cured and Boiled Pork Knuckle

Eva Schweitzer shares a recipe for Eisbein, a German dish of cured and boiled pork knuckle. Photo: Ingrid Eulenfan (flickr)

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

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.

Azerbaijani Oil Baths: A Remembrance of Bob Simon in Action

NAFTALAN, Azerbaijan - The stocky nurse with a double set of gold teeth leaned over the double-sized bathtub and grabbed Bob’s wrist to take a pulse, dipping a huge thermometer into the vat of hot, brown 'nafta' to check the heat. Read more...

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OPC, Media Groups Sign Pact to Boost Safety for Freelance Correspondents

Overseas Press Club of America

Diane Foley, mother of the late freelance reporter James Foley, was guest of honor at a panel discussion to launch “A Call for Global Safety Principles and Practices,” the first industry code of conduct to include media companies and freelancers in an attempt to reduce the risks to those covering hazardous stories. Read more...

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OPC President Marcus Mabry Praises New Safety Standards for International Freelance Journalists

The OPC's participation in the process of formulating and now promulgating the first-ever news industry standards for safety goes to the core of our mission: promoting and building excellence in foreign correspondence. Read more...

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'60 Minutes' Correspondent Bob Simon Dies in Car Crash

Overseas Press Club of America

Bob Simon, a correspondent for CBS News and veteran foreign reporter, died Feb. 11 in a car accident in New York City. Simon, who was 73, won last year’s OPC’s President’s Award. Read more...

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Paul Moakley Tackles Unique Challenges to Cover Ebola for Time Magazine

Overseas Press Club of America

Journalists face a host of increasing dangers when reporting in hostile zones or unfamiliar territory. But the deadly Ebola epidemic in West Africa, one of the biggest stories of 2014, posed unusual challenges for newsrooms and journalists trying to cover the story safely. Read more...

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