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Wednesday, 16 June 2010
Protest in the Philippines.

Joselito Agustin, a broadcaster in the northern Philippines and radio broadcaster Desiderio Camangyan died of gunshot wounds in separate attacks in a 24-hour period.

Wednesday, 16 June 2010
Paul Steiger

Paul Steiger talked about collaboration and competition in journalism Tuesday at the National Press Club luncheon in Washington, D.C. Steiger, the 2007 winner of the National Press Club's Fourth Estate Award, also serves as president and chief executive of ProPublica, an...

Monday, 14 June 2010
Overseas Press Club of America

At midlife, in a soft job, and nagged by questions that no one was answering, Carol Dysinger boarded a plane from New York to Dubai and then caught a connecting flight into Kabul. It was May 2005. She was a film professor at New York University and wanted to know about...

Friday, 11 June 2010
Katie Paul

Katie Paul is a winner big time. She won the 2007 OPC Foundation's Irene Corbally Kuhn Scholarship with an essay on the political dynamism of Morocco, a Foundation internship in the Reuters bureau in Buenos Aires and now has received a Fulbright Grant to report from Syria this...

Thursday, 10 June 2010
News media aboard the Mr. LeRoy photographed the Transocean Discoverer Enterpris

Journalists struggling to document the impact of the oil rig explosion have repeatedly found themselves turned away from public areas affected by the spill, and not only by BP and its contractors, but by local law enforcement, the Coast Guard and government officials.

Thursday, 10 June 2010
David Eun

AOL is planning to hire hundreds of journalists, editors and videographers in the coming year as it builds out its content-first business model.

Tuesday, 08 June 2010
Helen Thomas

Caught in a storm of criticism for her remarks on Jews, Helen Thomas' "immediate" retirement as a Hearst syndicated newspaper columnist was announced June 7 by the Hearst Corporation. For 50 years from John F. Kennedy to Barack Obama, Thomas, daughter of Lebanese immigrants, has...

Monday, 07 June 2010
Gideon Rose

Gideon Rose, managing editor of Foreign Affairs, has been appointed by the Council on Foreign Relations Board of Directors to be the next editor of the magazine. He will assume the post October 1, succeeding James F. Hoge Jr.. Rose will be the sixth...

Friday, 04 June 2010
June Bulletin

Get the latest club news in the June Bulletin. In this issue, AP reporter and OPC member Edie Lederer has written a recap of the reunion of reporters to Ho Chi Minh City for the 35th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon. We also have a recap of the Book Night with ...

Friday, 28 May 2010

Russian journalist Galina Dmitrieva had her children taken from her by police without explanation on May 25. According to a report on forum.msk.rsk translated by The Other Russia website, two days after publication of her article describing conditions at the AvtoVAZ automobile...