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Sunday, 05 Jul 2015
Overseas Press Club of America

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has announced it will cut more than 1,000 jobs due to a £150 million ($233.5 million) budget shortfall from lost TV license revenue.

Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015
By Douglas Jehl

Most of us who have spent our careers around foreign news have found ways to cope with the dangers of covering conflicts.

It will be fine, we tell ourselves. No one really wants to target a journalist.

Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015
By Kathy Gannon

In December last year I returned to Pakistan.

It was just for two weeks, but it had the effect of helping me reconnect with the person I had been before the April 4, 2014 shooting in eastern Afghanistan, when a crazed gunman stole from me one of my dearest...

Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015
By Fred Ritchin 

The recent murders by ISIS of foreign journalists and aid workers sparked enormous outrage and condemnation.

But what seemed to have provoked much of the fury were the videos of the beheadings that were produced and distributed by the murderers themselves....

Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015

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.

Thursday, 12 Jun 2014
John Morris and Sonya Fry after placing flowers at the memorial stone to Robert

In the summer of 1944, John Morris, picture editor for Life magazine based in London, decided that he wanted to go to Normandy to see for himself the aftermath of the D-Day landings on June 6. Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson and other photographers under his wing were nearby so Morris...

Thursday, 12 Jun 2014
From left: Allan Dodds Frank, J. Keith Mularski, Nicolas Christin and Andrew Con

The Overseas Press Club and Ford Foundation journalism program joined Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh to host an immensely informative, erudite discussion of national security, global hackers and the future of journalism last March 24....

Wednesday, 04 Jun 2014
Paul Mooney was unable to work for Reuters in Beijing because he was denied a vi

Over the past year, foreign journalists have kept up robust efforts to report on significant and sensitive political, economic and cultural developments in China. Regrettably, China’s government continues to harass, threaten and intimidate overseas media and their local staff in an apparent...

Monday, 02 Jun 2014
From left: Director Ric Esther Bienstock, Producers Felix Golubev and Simcha Jac

The OPC begins a closer look at its award winners with the 2013 Edward R. Murrow Award. Associated Producers Ltd. for HBO Documentary Films team Ric Esther Bienstock, Felix Golubev, Simcha Jacobovici, Sheila Nevins and ...

Thursday, 15 May 2014
Kerry Dolan

This reexamination by Forbes of one of its “Rich List” constituents unmasked the myth of Prince Alwaleed as the “Buffett of Arabia.” Kerry Dolan’s reporting and analysis revealed a pattern by the Prince of “systematically exaggerating” the market value of Kingdom...