Author Archives: Press Partners

30 Oct
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Fellow from Ghana makes closing pitch at gala

Justice Baidoo quotes a favorite line from the Ashanti tribe about generosity

30 Oct
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Fellows captivate crowd at Alfred Friendly Gala

Major Garrett, chief Washington correspondent for CBS News, posed questions to Fellows during the gala event

30 Aug
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Fellowship changed me as a journalist, and a person

  By Dumitru Stoianov | Being abroad is never emotionally easy. We’ve all experienced that distress when leaving our countries for a vacation or a short business trip. You have to adapt quickly to local habits, accept (and try to ...

30 Aug
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Plant research institute helps fill gap between science and my beliefs

By Justice Baidoo | I was raised by my grandparents, who farmed cassava,  a starchy tuber crop that dominates West African food.  As subsistence farmers, we needed cassava for our meals at home nearly every day of the week. Occasionally, ...

06 Aug
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Food security fellowship proves bountiful

Alfred Friendly’s new initiative to foster excellence in specialty reporting, the Food Security Fellowship, is proving its impact through the success of inaugural Fellow Ankur Paliwal of India and this year’s Fellow, Justice Baidoo of Ghana. In August, Paliwal had ...

18 Jul
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Click to save and download application document: TRACE-Alfred Friendly Application 2020 Fellowships

12 Jul
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Celebrate 35 Years, 316 Fellows, and 72 Countries with us at the Annual Benefit Gala

Please join us in lifting up journalism around the world this year at the Alfred Friendly Press Partners Annual Benefit Gala. The Gala will be held Thursday, September 5, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., from 6–9 p.m. ...

Yan Zhang
13 May
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Columbia’s connections with China made me feel less of a stranger

By Yan Zhang The journalism school in this Midwestern city is the first in the world to offer degrees in journalism, and Chinese students have enrolled since the beginning, 110 years ago. A professor in my college years, Lo Ven-hwei, ...

07 May
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Training at MU, working at LA Times, a lifetime’s worth of lessons

By Justice Baidoo | Before I arrived here from Ghana to begin work as an Alfred Friendly Journalism Fellow, Los Angeles was just that distant city of big lights, fashion, stars and, of course — Hollywood. I was never going to ...

07 May
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‘Who wouldn’t want to work for a newsroom with these values?’

By Danish Raza | Before this fellowship opportunity, life back home in India had become very comfortable — the kind of comfort that hinders growth. I could take up reporting assignments for the Hindustan Times across the length and breadth ...

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