Author Archives: Press Partners

19 Feb
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Class of 2019 includes reporters from China, Russia, Afghanistan

Journalists chosen for the fellowship Class of 2019 come from countries with independent news reporting environments that range from the near impossible, in China, to the incredibly dangerous, Afghanistan, to an environment with elements of both state control and menace, ...

18 Feb
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Yan Zhang to work at USA Today for the Money section

Yan Zhang writes for Hong Kong’s largest native online media for Chinese readers worldwide. She formed The Initium’s reporting team from mainland China, reports on topics such as urbanization and economic reform and writes “what China’s officials didn’t want the ...

18 Feb
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Schirger Fellow Dumitru Stoianov to work at Newsy

Dumitru “Dima” Stoianov is a reporter for RISE Moldova, a media outlet that investigates organized crime, money laundering, corruption, smuggling, tax fraud, arms trafficking, and the hidden business of politicians. “From a small community of activists we grew up to ...

18 Feb
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Stueve Fellow Danish Raza to work at Minneapolis Star Tribune

Danish Raza’s reporting at the Hindustan Times, India’s second largest English language daily newspaper, focuses on social justice, gender and caste violence.  Assignments range from covering the Maoist insurgency to national politics. “His articles display a passion to cover humanitarian ...

18 Feb
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Food Security Fellow Justice Baidoo to work at LA Times

Justice Baidoo is an award-winning news videographer and producer who supervises an eight-member team for Joy News, one of Ghana’s most influential broadcasters. Baidoo will work on the staff of the new television news operation at the Los Angeles Times. At ...

08 Feb
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Afghan journalist chosen for Daniel Pearl Fellowship

The Daniel Pearl Foundation has selected a distinguished reporter from Afghanistan, Humayoon Babur, as its 2019 Fellow for the Alfred Friendly Press Partners program. Babur, who works for Pasbanan Media Group in Kabul, has written about a wide variety of ...

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 12-13| 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 ...