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Friday, 18 Dec 2009
CPJ Media Deaths

At least 68 journalists worldwide were killed for their work in 2009, the highest yearly tally ever documented by the Committee to Protect...

Thursday, 17 Dec 2009

Congratulations to the 2010 winners of the OPC Foundation Scholarships. About 200 applications from more than 60 different colleges were received...

Thursday, 17 Dec 2009
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad

Three journalists for The Guardian were released unharmed on December 16, six days after they were kidnapped by an armed gang in a remote...

Tuesday, 15 Dec 2009
Nikhil Deogun

OPC board member Nikhil Deogun has left The Wall Street Journal, where he was international editor, and in February became managing...

Tuesday, 15 Dec 2009
Journalism students continue to pursue international reporting

At a time when the international reach of the U.S. news media has been dramatically curtailed, the interest among college students in becoming...

Monday, 14 Dec 2009
Magomed Yevloyev

Ibragim Yevloyev, an Interior Ministry officer, was sentenced on December 11 to two years in a penal colony in the 2008 shooting death of...

Monday, 14 Dec 2009
Mark Pittman

Mark Pittman, 52, a Bloomberg News reporter who challenged the Federal Reserve’s secrecy, died November 25 in Yonkers, New York.  He suffered...

Monday, 14 Dec 2009
New York Times

The New York Times is cutting 100 jobs from its newsroom staff.  At least 74 staffers accepted buyouts, the Newspaper Guild reported...

Friday, 11 Dec 2009
E&P

Editor & Publisher will cease publication at the end of this year.  The surprise closure of the weekly magazine, both its print...

Friday, 11 Dec 2009
Arnold Zeitlin

For his “work and contribution to the profession,” veteran foreign correspondent Arnold Zeitlin will receive a Journalism Alumni...