Pentagon’s Law of War manual revises military journalists’ status

The Pentagon has revised its Law of War manual. Concerns were raised by Military Reporters & Editors Association members last year at the organization's conference when the manual was initially released. Sections of the manual were written in such a manner that field commanders could classify civilian journalists as enemy combatants. “Military, Reporters & Editors was very happy to see that the Pentagon heard our concerns and … [Read More...]

Polk Awards

Long Island University (LIU) announced the winners of the 67th annual George Polk Awards in Journalism. Included were these journalists who covered the military and conflicts around the world. … [Read More...]

Adm. Rogers to speak at MRE event about Cyber Command

UPDATE: Unfortunately, we have cancelled this event due to a last minute schedule conflict. We are very sorry for the inconvenience.     Adm. Michael S. Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command, will speak at a Military Reporters & Editors event at 11 a.m., Monday, May 16, 2016, at the Air Force Association building, 1501 […]

FOIA site helps reporters

A useful tool for those sending FOIA requests to the DoD or departments. The tool give you the percentage of requests denied, average length of time, backlog, previously sent FOIA requests, what other journalists are searching for.