Author Archives: Press Partners

21 Jun
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Feeling safe means ‘no guns’ for me

By Yuliana Romanyshyn |  Until recently, I’ve never thought of war in my country or encountering people with guns. For me, war was happening in faraway places and in the memory of my grandparents and older generations who lived through ...

14 Jun
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Hacking time

By Nicholas Cheng | Here’s something I would never thought I’d say. I don’t have enough time! The moment the alarm rings at 6.30am, the day has begun and the race is on. All engines go. First the derby is off ...

21 May
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My Broadway shot, and I took it

By Nicholas Cheng|  I made a very impulsive purchase one evening last week after doing my weekly budget spreadsheet:  A ticket for one person, in the D row of the Orpheum Theater, to watch “Hamilton.” Now for those who do not ...

17 May
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War draws Ukrainian back to reporting

YULIANA ROMANYSHYN Kyiv, Ukraine | Reporter, Kyiv Post Alfred Friendly Fellow | Hosts: Missourian, Chicago Tribune By Veengas Yasmeen | Yuliana Romanyshyn had a comfortable job at an information technology company in a city near Ukraine’s western border when the ...

17 May
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Cuban reporter pursues family tradition — hard-hitting journalism

TEO SANCHEZ ESCOBAR Havana, Cuba | Reporter, 14yMedio Alfred Friendly Fellow | Host: New Tropic, Miami By Smitha Rajan | Long before he wrote his first news article, Teo Escobar understood the perils that await a journalist who insists on ...

17 May
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Indian journalist positive, and pragmatic

SMITHA RAJAN Ahmedabad, India | Assistant Editor, DNA (Daily News and Analysis) Frank Islam and Debbie Driesman Fellow | Host: Politifact By Teo Escobar | Early in her career, Smitha Rajan was reporting a story timed for Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday ...

17 May
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Crime reporter undaunted by dangers in northwest Pakistan

SALMAN YOUSAFZAI Peshawar, Pakistan| Reporter, The Frontier Post Daniel Pearl Fellow | Host: Minneapolis Star Tribune By Binita Dahal | “From the very beginning my passion was always to tell stories about the place where I belong,” The Frontier Post ...

17 May
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Movie featuring journalist inspired Malaysian reporter

NICHOLAS CHENG Petaling Jaya, Malaysia | Reporter, Star Media Group Daniel Pearl Fellow | Host: San Francisco Chronicle, LA Times By Ashley Lime | Nicholas Cheng was watching “The Paper,” a movie about the workaholic editor of a financially distressed ...

17 May
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BBC reporter breaks gender stereotypes in Nepal

BINITA DAHAL Khatmandu, Nepal| Correspondent, BBC Nepali Service Pat and Janna Stueve Fellow | Kansas City Public Television By Salman Yousafzai |  In her heart of hearts, while growing up in Gothatar on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Binita Dahal envisioned ...

17 May
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Editor blazes trail for female journalists in Kenya

ASHLEY BAHATI LIME Nairobi, Kenya| Sub-Editor, The Standard Alfred Friendly Fellow | Host: St. Louis Post-Dispatch By Nicholas Cheng | Ashley Lime is sitting in a cold room at the corner of her office meeting room table, watching ten editors ...