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Monday, 08 June 2009
TV reporters Laura Ling and Euna Lee were sentenced to “12 years of reform through labor” on June 8 after a five-day trial on charges of illegal entry into North Korea and hostile acts, North Korea’s official news agency reported...
Monday, 01 June 2009

The New York TimesNicholas Kristof writes: One of the great failures of American universities is that they are fartoo parochial, rarely exposing...

Monday, 01 June 2009

Andrew Stroehlein of The Christian Science Monitor writes that a lack of reporters posted abroad hampers our ability to grasp crises.

Monday, 18 May 2009

Iryna Khalip, Agnes Taile and Jila Baniyaghoob are recipients of this year’s Courage in Journalism Awards selected by the International Women’s Media Foundation.

Monday, 18 May 2009

Laurette Heger, former wife of the late Ernie Hoberecht, a longtime OPC member, wrote the book Saigon Is Burning. She writes of places familiar to anyone who has lived in Vietnam in winning prose style.

Wednesday, 13 May 2009

Roxana Saberi, the Iranian-American journalist imprisoned in Iran, walked out of Tehran's Evin prison May 11 after an appeals court reduced her eight-year jail sentence for espionage to a two-year suspended term.

Monday, 11 May 2009

n_saberi_sm.jpgRoxana Saberi, the Iranian-American journalist imprisoned in Iran, left Tehran's Evin jail May 11 after an appeals court reduced her eight-year jail sentence for espionage to a...

Friday, 01 May 2009

n_saberi_sm.jpgThe plight of Roxana Saberi, the Iranian-American reporter jailed in Iran, and two American...

Wednesday, 29 April 2009

n_novaya_gazeta_sm.jpgNovaya Gazeta, the crusading Moscow newspaper that has paid a deadly price for its reporting has been named winner of the International Press Institute...

Tuesday, 21 April 2009

The Pulitzer Prizes were announced on Monday, with The New York Times taking five awards and the Las Vegas Sun winning the public service award.