MRE member wins Jury Award at film festival

Military Reporter & Editor Association board member, Alex Quade, won the Jury Award at the Monarch Film Festival in California last week for her three documentaries on Special Operations Forces. During press interviews, Alex discussed embedded journalism. [Read more…]

MRE member talks journalism at press coverage of documentaries

MRE Board member, Alex Quade, talked about journalism and being an embedded reporter during three press interviews in California, in anticipation of her Special Forces documentaries screening at the Monarch Film Festival this week. [Read more…]

Adm. Harris speaks at MRE conference

Military Reporters and Editors (MRE) Conference

ADM Harry B. Harris, Commander, U.S. Pacific Command

“As prepared for delivery” on 9 October 2015

Washington D.C.

Telling a military MRE joke to the M.R.E. is like telling a lawyer joke at a lawyer convention – you’ve heard them all before. So I’ll just say that I was looking forward to some chili mac and the universal condiment – tiny Tabasco bottles. Hopefully you have some of those bottles handy to stay awake after the big lunch you just finished so I’ll try to keep my remarks short and then take a few questions. [Read more…]

MRE member named president of Nevada Press Association

A veteran newspaperman with more than 30 years experience in journalism and education was selected on Saturday as the new president of the Nevada Press Association’s board of directors. [Read more…]

Fellowship open to mid-career journalists

DartCenterlogoThe Ochberg Fellowship, now in its 17th year, is the Dart Center’s flagship program for senior and mid-career journalists who wish to deepen their knowledge of emotional trauma and psychological injury, and improve reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy. The application deadline is September 28, 2015. [Read more…]

2015 MRE Conference is Oct. 9, 2015

The 2015 Military Reporters and Editors conference will be held Oct. 9, 2015 at the Army and Navy Club in downtown Washington, D.C.

Adm. Harry Harris, commander of US Pacific Command, will be the keynote. [Read more…]

Winners of the 2015 MRE Journalism Contest

MRE_150Congratulations to all those who submitted their work to the MRE Journalism Contest. Below are the winners, and the judges’ comments. [Read more…]

Bales Incident Report Available

MRE_150CENTCOM has released the Bales incident report after an FOIA request was made. Below is the link to the PDF file.

[Read more…]

The DoD’s Law of War Manual

Note (Aug. 18, 2015): The Pentagon deleted its copy from their websites. They are now reviewing and revising the document. We will keep you informed on any revisions.

Below it the link to the Law of War Manual released June 2015.

Department of Defense Law of War Manual

MRE noted in article about Pentagon’s Law of War Manual

MRE_150The Pentagon’s massive new Law of War Manual drew criticism from the New York Times editorial board on Monday for its section on how to treat journalists, which the Times said would “make their work more dangerous, cumbersome and subject to censorship.”

[Read more…]