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.

Experts Speak About Kidnapping Risks in Remote Places

Experts Speak About Kidnapping Risks in Remote Places

Left to right: Charles Sennott, David Rohde and William Daly spoke about the rising risk of kidnapping in remote places and best practices on how to navigate the aftermath during a May 14 off-the-record panel.

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.

4 THE OLIVIER REBBOT AWARD

4 THE OLIVIER REBBOT AWARD

Jérôme Sessini photographed the aftermath of a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over eastern Ukraine last year, winning the 2014 Olivier Rebbot Award for his work.

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.

China Hands Reunion Spawns E-Book on Media’s Role

Overseas Press Club of America

In September last year, the OPC assembled current and former correspondents, editors and experts with experience in China for a day of panels and discussions on the country’s trajectory, and whether Western media are getting the story right. Read more...

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Junger to Give Keynote at Annual Scholars Luncheon

Overseas Press Club of America

Award-winning journalist, filmmaker and author Sebastian Junger will be the keynote speaker at the annual OPC Foundation Scholarship Luncheon on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at the Yale Club. At the event, the Foundation will award a combination of scholarships and fellowships to 15 graduate and undergraduate college students aspiring to become foreign correspondents. Read more...

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The Hidden Cost of War: James Risen’s New Book Says Freedom Is at Stake

Overseas Press Club of America

James Risen, the New York Times reporter who has become emblematic of the Obama administration’s crackdown on leakers and the journalists who report their whistle-blowing stories, has won his long battle to protect his sources. The Justice Department has accepted his refusal to testify against a former CIA agent accused of leaking, and won’t call on Risen at the trial. Read more...

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OPC Deplores Attack on Charlie Hebdo Journalists in Paris

Overseas Press Club of America

NEW YORK, New York – January 7, 2015 – The Overseas Press Club of America condemned the attack this morning that killed at least 12 journalists at the satirical Charlie Hebdo publication in Paris. Read more...

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OPC Holiday Party

Happy New Year! Come join us this week for the OPC Holiday Party on Wednesday, January 7 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Club Quarters at 40 West 45th Street. The event will be held in the dining room. Read more...

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