Author Archives: Press Partners

03 Jun
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Fellowship Blog: Press freedom in Pakistan has deadly consequences – Zahid Gishkori

By ZAHID GISHKORI The Kansas City Star Just four months into the new year, six Pakistani journalists have been killed, putting 2014 on track to become one of the most deadly years for reporters in Pakistan. Two reporters who have ...

01 Jun
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Fellowship Blog: If I could take back something, it will be the lessons – Daniel Pearl Fellow Kiran Nazish

If I could take back something, it will be the lessons Kiran Nazish Going to a new country, city or town, outside of Pakistan I always and inevitably make comparisons. My country versus the other. I look at the roads, ...

27 May
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Fellowship Blog: Facebook, Twitter, Skype and Whatsapp oil journalism’s social science engine – Harry Misiko

FACEBOOK, TWITTER, SKYPE AND WHATSAPP OIL JOURNALISM’S SOCIAL SCIENCE ENGINE BY HARRY MISIKO Just how social was journalism before the advent of social media? With writers sweating to get snippets of information, publishers printing and disseminating news mechanically, and readers ...

26 May
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Fellowship Blog: Observations about the Chicago Tribune newsroom – Anastasia Forina

Observations about the Chicago Tribune newsroom By Anastasia Forina “A Gothic vision of the American skyscraper rises on Michigan Avenue,” wrote Blair Kamin, Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic of the Chicago Tribune about his newspaper’s 36-story building. Constructed in 1925, it ...

20 May
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Fellowship Blog: LA looks more like Cairo than you’d think – Sherif Tarek, Daniel Pearl Fellow

LA LOOKS MORE LIKE CAIRO THAN YOU’D THINK Sherif Tarek, Daniel Pearl Fellow The Los Angeles Times newsroom might be a lot neater, calmer and more spacious and sophisticated than my beloved newsroom in Cairo. Yet similarities are obvious among ...

19 May
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Fellowship Blog: Observations from The Kansas City Star – Zahid Gishkori

Observations from The Kansas City Star By Zahid Gishkori “Our job is not to report the news but to make the news,” was the first advice given to me by Mike McGraw — a Pulitzer Prize winner and an investigative ...

17 May
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Fellowship Blog: Change is on the way! – Sahar Majid

Change is on the way! By Sahar Majid Work can be fun! I learned this in my host newsroom where I’ll be working through August.  I’m working with the editorial board of The Philadelphia Inquirer and I found it a ...

16 May
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Fellowship Blog: More from Pittsburgh and the Post-Gazette – Arshad Dogar

More from Pittsburgh and the Post-Gazette Arshad Dogar I was in search of a peaceful land where I could live, learn, and visit in the company of experienced, accomplished and friendly people — I have finally found it all — ...

15 May
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Fellowship Blog: How the Washington Post does it – Harry Misiko

HOW THE WASHINGTON POST DOES IT BY HARRY MISIKO This media giant in the heart of Washington, D.C. operates quite differently from my home newsroom at the Nation Media Group in Nairobi, and from Kenyan media in general. The Washington ...

14 May
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Fellowship Blog: First Impressions – Anastasia Forina

First Impressions of the United States By Anastasia Forina It was first time in Washington, D.C. and first time in the United States. To be honest, there are things I really enjoy here and some things I really don’t like.  ...