Combat journalist, Jackie Spinner, writes: "A new book on Dickey Chapelle is coming out this fall, the 50th anniversary of her death in Vietnam. Dickey was the first woman correspondent killed in Vietnam--and the first American journalist. I was...
The annual MRE Journalism Contest and Awards recognize outstanding military reporting in several categories. Highlight your work that was published or broadcasted from Jan. 1, 2014 to Dec. 31, 2014. This year, there are some new and updated categories. The...

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. Reporting for The New York Times, Nicholas Kulish, Christopher Drew, Mark...
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 –...
Military Reporters & Editors is pleased to announce our next Networking Series event with Army Chief of Public Affairs Brig. Gen. Omar Jones and members of the Army public affairs team. WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 29, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. WHERE: Sine...
By Don North. Few monarchs have embraced the life and times of their country more dramatically than did King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia, whose earthly remains were cremated Monday while over a million of his former subjects watched in awe...
The Medill National Security Journalism Initiative and Investigative Reporters & Editors, Inc. announce the Summer 2015 National Security Journalism Data/Watchdog Workshop in Washington, D.C. Medill is providing a full day’s worth of intensive, hands-on training focusing on how to use...
Friend: This is John M. Donnelly, the president of Military Reporters & Editors, or MRE, and a defense writer at Congressional Quarterly and Roll Call. I am writing to you on behalf of the MRE board because you are either...
Between 1970 and 1975 37 journalists covering the war in Cambodia were killed. On one single day, May 31, 1970, nine TV journalists from NBC and CBS News were ambushed and killed. They were Americans Welles Hangen, George Syvertsen,...
It's been almost eight years and there's still a hole where Adrian Stump was. It's plain from listening to the helicopter pilots and others who knew him when he lived in Pendleton and then deployed to Afghanistan. It's plain from...

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