Latest News Briefs

Tuesday, 24 November 2009
Sympathizers react at the arrival of one of 30 massacred journalists at UNTV.

It probably was the biggest and most gruesome one-day massacres of journalists in history. Around 10:30 a.m. on November 23 in Maguindanao province on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, a convoy of Filipinos was ambushed by about 100 armed men, some reportedly in police uniforms, and...

Wednesday, 28 October 2009
Club Quarters Downtown bar

NEW YORK: A new Club Quarters will open November 8 on the south side of the World Trade Center, and OPC members will be welcome there.

Wednesday, 23 September 2009

McClatchy Newspapers is discussing changes in its foreign operations that could see some bureaus closing, with other locations opening and some expanding.

Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Since the financial meltdown began a year ago, journalism jobs have gone away at almost three times the rate jobs have disappeared in the general economy.

Tuesday, 22 September 2009

The Far Eastern Economic Review, a 63-year-old magazine that in its prime rattled Asia's authoritarian power brokers with its rigorous reporting, will be shut in December.

Thursday, 17 September 2009

CNN's Chief International Correspondent and OPC member Christiane Amanpour will launch her new live global interview program, "Amanpour," September 21.

Tuesday, 15 September 2009

The AFP reports that public trust in the US media is eroding and increasing numbers of Americans believe news coverage is inaccurate and biased, according to a study released on Monday.

Tuesday, 15 September 2009

TV reporter Muntadhar al-Zeidi was released from prison September 15 after serving nine months for throwing his shoes at President Bush last December.

Thursday, 10 September 2009
Lubna Hussein

KHARTOUM: For wearing slacks in public, Sudanese journalist Lubna Hussein was convicted of public indecency September 7 and fined 500 Sudanese pounds (U.S.$209) or a month in jail.

Tuesday, 08 September 2009
Edie Lederer

OPC member Edie Lederer visited Horst Faas, also an OPC member, in Germany in July, and they started making plans for a reunion of Vietnam War correspondents in Ho Chi Minh City next year on April 30, the 35th anniversary of the end of that war.