Monday, March 2, 2015 - 5:06pm
Behind every television news report from violent regions of the world are cameramen and women who put their lives at risk to shoot images needed to tell the story. Sadly, those heroes go largely unnamed and their work unattributed. In an op-ed piece for the Wall Street Journal, John Reverand calls for an industry-wide change in this practice, for television networks and wire agencies to start crediting their camerapeople with the same care that news organizations credit photograhers and reporters.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 1:23pm
Charlie Sennott writes about last week's gathering of the Overseas Press Club Foundation, where 15 top young journalists were awarded internships and fellowships for international reporting. The event's keynote speaker Sebastian Junger, who lost a close colleague in Libya in 2011, provided a cautionary tale for young journalists reporting in a time of rising peril.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 11:11am
The Following is a list of the 2015 scholarship and fellowship recipients, affiliations, prize received, presenter and description of the winning application. The
winners emerged from a highly competitive selection process consisting of 170
applicants from around 60 different
colleges and universities.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 2:59pm
I have seven or eight episodes of “60 Minutes” backed up in my DVR – too often I am doing something else at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday night. I will now watch them solely to savor my last taste of the reporting and writing of CBS’s Bob Simon, killed in the tragic crash of a livery cab in New York.
Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 10:53am
The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan condemns in the strongest terms the murders of journalist Kenji Goto and his friend Haruna Yukawa by the group known as Islamic State. Our hearts go out to their families and friends, and to the Japanese people.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 12:26pm
Lynsey Addario, an OPC member, frequently contributes to The New York Times as a photojournalist who focuses on conflicts and human rights. In the
Feb. 1 edition of the paper's Sunday Magazine, she is a writer telling a personal story headlined "
What Can a Pregnant Photojournalist Cover? Everything."
Monday, January 12, 2015 - 5:31pm
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.
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 1:02pm
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.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 12:52pm
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.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 2:50pm
This year saw an escalation of violence and threats to journalists around the world, and the numbers are chilling. In a year-end report from Reporters Without Borders, 66 journalists were killed, 119 kidnapped, and 178 imprisoned over the last year.