Latest News Briefs

Monday, 25 January 2010
Kimberly Dozier

CBS News correspondent Kimberly Dozier returned to Baghdad last December for the first time since she was wounded in 2006 by a car bomb that killed two of her colleagues, a U.S. Army captain and their Iraqi translator and wounded four soldiers. After months of therapy and...

Friday, 22 January 2010
Sam Zell

Creditors that are champing at the bit to push Sam Zell out of the Tribune Company might have to hold off as the company might actually be making some money, according to FishBowlNY.

Friday, 22 January 2010
Jay Leno

White House Correspondents Association has picked this week's most unpopular stand-up comic Jay Leno be the keynote speaker at this year's White House Correspondents Dinner.

Friday, 22 January 2010
Sylvie Kauffmann

The new executive editor, Sylvie Kauffmann, 55, a former deputy executive editor and most recently a Southeast Asia correspondent for the paper. She is considered an expert in Eastern European politics and society.

Tuesday, 19 January 2010
Helen Thomas

OPC member Helen Thomas won two awards in November, and OPC Executive Director Sonya Fry, attended both events. On November 9, Thomas received the Gaudium Award from the Breukelein Institute which grew out the Catholic Oratory community of St. Boniface. On...

Tuesday, 19 January 2010
Alan Bjerga

Alan Bjerga, a Bloomberg News correspondent, was elected the 103rd president of the National Press Club last December, and he took office in January for a one-year term. He succeeded USA Today reporter Donna Leinwand.

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Two weeks after its old owners closed Editor & Publisher, the magazine resumed publication for the February issue under new owners. It was sold by Nielsen Business Media to Duncan McIntosh Co., Inc., a magazine and newspaper publisher based in Irvine, California.

Friday, 15 January 2010
Nik Deogun

Wall Street Journal deputy managing editor Nik Deogun announced last month that he was leaving to become managing editor at CNBC. On Wednesday, some of the paper’s staff serenaded him with the following goodbye lyrics. (There was also a version of “Hit the Road, Nik,” sung to the theme of the...

Thursday, 14 January 2010
Photo taken by Patrick Farrell in Haiti in 2008 after a series of hurricanes

Being at the right place when it happens: Tequila Minsky, a freelance photographer based in New York City, was staying at the Hotel Oloffson in Port-au-Prince January 12 when the devastating earthquake struck.

Tuesday, 12 January 2010
Brian Palmer

OPC member Brian Palmer's documentary titled "Full Disclosure: A Reporter's Journey Toward Truth," has been selected for the feature competition at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. The documentary is based on Palmer's three trips to Iraq with the U.S. Marines.