Author Archives: Press Partners

29 Oct
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Journalists need our support now

The Alfred Friendly Foundation, working to strengthen journalism around the world, believes now is a critical time to support the profession. Recently, Jamal Khashoggi, a contributing columnist for The Washington Post, was killed in a Saudi consulate. His journalistic home, ...

22 Oct
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New alum pays it forward with digital reporting workshop

 By Juan Luis García |  After the Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowship, I traveled to Guatemala to spend some weeks with my family.  What started as a visit to relatives also became an opportunity to share some of the lessons ...

27 Sep
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2019 Macedonia Media Fellowship Application

2019 Macedonia Media Fellowship Application  

21 Sep
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Kennedy family’s support for press freedom spans generations

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend said President Trump’s attacks on the media are in stark contrast to the “deep respect” President John F. Kennedy, her uncle, and Robert F. Kennedy, her father, held for the journalism profession and its role in safeguarding ...

21 Sep
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Program supporters earn AF President’s Award

For their support of the organization’s mission and its Fellows for more than a decade, Pat and Janna Stueve received the inaugural President’s Award from Alfred Friendly Press Partners.  President Randy Smith called their leadership “extraordinary” and said the Stueves ...

20 Sep
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Alfred Friendly’s family wins mentor award

The journalism fellowship program envisioned by Alfred Friendly back in the early 1980s was always a family affair, with his wife, sons and daughters playing key roles in designing the program, developing newsroom partnerships, and selecting and mentoring young reporters ...

20 Sep
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Alumni award winner describes transformative fellowship experience

Bambang Harymurti said he never had a chance to meet Alfred Friendly, who died three years before the Indonesian journalist joined the family’s fellowship program in 1986, “but he changed my life forever, and for the better.” When he left ...

11 Jul
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Border assignment brings child separation issue home

By Juan Luis García When the national outcry began over the separation of children from adults who crossed into the United States from Mexico illegally, the Texas Tribune sent me to the border.   This was my first experience covering ...

06 Jul
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Alfred Friendly ‘ambassador’ provides estate gift

Jackie Combs Nelson and Rock Nelson, whose courtship involved double dates with Alfred Friendly fellows she mentored at the Chicago Tribune, have agreed to provide an estate gift to the Alfred Friendly Foundation. Their recent estate bequest of more than ...

05 Jul
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Esteemed Indonesian journalist wins alumni award

The Alfred Friendly Foundation has awarded the Susan Talalay Award for Outstanding Journalism to Bambang Harymurti, a 1986 Alfred Friendly Fellow who is the commissioner of the company that publishes Tempo Weekly Newsmagazine and a host of other publications in ...