Author Archives: Press Partners

22 Jan
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Preliminary Schedule of Macedonia Workshops 2019

Content subject to change as participants provide feedback on what they want and need to learn April | Skopje Skills and Tools, Strategies for Effective Storytelling Identify powerful story ideas and suitable story forms, find and develop sources, effective search, ...

21 Dec
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TRACE Foundation sponsors Russian investigative reporter for fellowship

  TRACE, through its Foundation, which supports projects that encourage greater commercial transparency, announced that it will sponsor Russian investigative reporter Lily Dobrovolskaya to participate in a six-month journalism fellowship program administered by Alfred Friendly Press Partners. As the inaugural ...

20 Dec
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Peggy Nalle remembered for nurturing fellows in program’s early years

Peggy (Margaret) Nalle, who helped the first generation of Friendly Fellows keep in touch with each other and the Fellowship, died on December 13 at Sibley Hospital in Washington. Peggy, who was 93 and had been in failing health for many months, ...

07 Dec
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Alfred Friendly brings author of Carter biography to journalism school

During a lecture at the Reynolds Journalism Institute, former White House advisor Stuart Eizenstat talked about his new book, “President Carter: The White House Years,” and compared Carter’s opinion of the news media with President Donald Trump’s relationship with the ...

Global Reach
14 Nov
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Fellowship applications come in unprecedented numbers

From Russia to China, down to Indonesia, up to Afghanistan, over to Ghana, down to South Africa and across to Brazil, nearly 80 journalists from three dozen countries applied for six-month fellowships administered by Alfred Friendly Press Partners. Some came ...

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 Mentorship Program

Data-Driven, In-Depth, Multi-Platform Storytelling | An Alfred Friendly/US Embassy Workshop Series Application Macedonia Storytelling Workshops 2019 AFPP Participants in this series of five workshops will learn to tell more compelling and impactful news stories across platforms. The weekend workshops will take ...

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 ...