Whistleblowers, Leaks, and the Media: The Legal Rules

Russia’s hack of the Democratic National Committee and the release of those materials to Wikileaks reminds us that the legal line between whistleblowing and leaking is thin indeed, as is the line between journalism and activism. [Read more…]

Polk Awards

MRE_150Long 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…]

A letter from MRE President Amy McCullough

Dear Members,

Military Reporters & Editors saw a lot of success in 2015, but we need your help to ensure this year is even better. [Read more…]

MRE member Dan Lamothe receives CNAS Fellowship


Dan Lamothe

Dan Lamothe

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS)  announced today the selection of the 2016 Next Generation National Security Leaders, including Military Reporters & Editors board member, Dan Lamothe. [Read more…]

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…]

2015 MRE Conference agenda


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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…]