April 12, 2024

Useful Sources: What Should Be the Relationships of Reporters to Diplomats, Especially in Times of Crisis?


Join us at Club Quarters on Nov. 11 for a panel discussion “Useful Sources: What should be the relationships of reporters to diplomats, especially in times of crisis?”

The program is designed to provide newly assigned foreign correspondents tips on how to handle day-to-day basic working relationships with diplomats, both American and foreign.

Topics to be discussed include : Embassy briefings, confidentiality, how to deal with CIA staff and military attaches.

Speakers: Dr. Lindsay Krasnoff, historian of the State Department; Seymour Topping, author and former New York Times correspondent and editor; Andrew Nagorski, author and former Newsweek correspondent; Edith Lederer, a longtime Associated Press correspondent; and Dale Prince, director of the New York Foreign Press Center. Allan Dodds Frank will moderate.

Stop by at 6:00 p.m. for a reception. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. 

Please RSVP by emailing patricia@opcofamerica.org or calling the OPC at 212 626-9220.