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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...

Thursday, 15 May 2014
Tyler Hicks

Tyler Hicks won the 2013 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award. The judges wrote that every frame tells the story of a terrifying and dangerous situation. The photographer is at obvious risk, yet he continues to photograph multiple scenarios and stays on scene to document the horrors and...

Thursday, 15 May 2014
Cam Simpson

Bloomberg’s series showed the grim reality of the life of workers who make the shiny Apple phones so coveted by the world’s consumers. The stories by Cam Simpson were impressively detailed. He went down the supply chain to write about migration, the tactics of recruiters and...

Thursday, 15 May 2014
Adriana Gomez Licon

Adriana Gomez Licon ventured deep into an area of Mexico where journalists operate under constant risk of attack. Reporting alone, and with considerable initiative, she pieced together details of the death of a young woman killed in a shootout between the cartels.

Thursday, 15 May 2014
Steve Stecklow

Steve Stecklow from Reuters won the 2013 Malcolm Forbes Award- Best international business news reporting in newspapers, news services or online with Babak Dehghanpisheh, Yeganeh Torbati and Reuters staff for "Assets of the Ayayollah." Here, he discusses his award-winning work...

Tuesday, 13 May 2014
Two OPC scholarship winners are part of an effort The Associated Press announced May 12 to strengthen its investigative reporting.