Author Archives: Press Partners

07 Aug
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Fellow Miami Herald Story: Stolen Road Ranger truck slams into Hialeah condo building

Stolen Road Ranger truck slams into Hialeah condo building AUGUST 7, 2013 BY GLENDA ORTEGA Reynaldo Aspuro, fast asleep in his Hialeah apartment with his wife and 3-year-old granddaughter, didn’t expect to be jolted out of bed by a real ...

06 Aug
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Fellow Chicago Tribune Story: North Avenue Beach gets hot spot on Bing

 North Avenue Beach gets hot spot on Bing   By Mugambi MutegiTribune staff reporter 1:52 p.m. CDT, August 5, 2013   Microsoft search engine Bing on Monday featured Chicago’s North Avenue Beach on its home page, amassing more than 1,300 Facebook ...

29 May
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Fellow Chicago Tribune Story: Chicago area served heaping helping of frozen yogurt business

Chicago area served heaping helping of frozen yogurt business Several new chains look to launch ambitious expansion  Teenagers enjoy cups of the product this month at Forever Yogurt. (Abel Uribe, Chicago Tribune / May 7, 2013   By Mugambi Mutegi Published in the ...

29 May
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Fellow blog post: Emran Hossain – How does Holy See fail to see a 15-year protest over claim of priest sex abuse?

By Emran Hossain He stutters and cannot speak English fluently. Yet, whenever the 70-year-old man comes across a priest of the Vatican’s United States Embassy, he introduces himself: “My name is John Wojnowsky. What is your name?” Wojnowsky cannot say ...

28 May
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Fellow blog post: Mugambi Mutegi – Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, oh my!

By Mugambi Mutegi When I was informed that this week’s blog topic is social media, my mind drew a blank, for a couple of days. I found the writer’s block ironic given the amount of time I spend on Twitter, ...

23 May
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Fellow Blog Post: Khalid Khattak – Wee-ooo, Wee-ooo, Wee-ooo

Responding to Emergencies By Khalid Khattak While I was about to start writing this post, I heard a siren. Despite spending over two months in Washington DC, I am unable to distinguish between siren of an ambulance and a fire ...

23 May
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Fellow Huffington Post Story: How Bangladesh Garment Industry Traded Workplace Safety For Jobs

How Bangladesh Garment Industry Traded Workplace Safety For Jobs Posted to Huffington Post: 05/23/2013 7:04 am EDT  |  Updated: 05/23/2013 8:46 am EDT By Emran Hossain, Dave Jamieson, Kim Bhasin     Like millions of other young women in Bangladesh, Sumi Abedin forged her ...

23 May
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Fellow WSJ Story: Verdict From the GOP: Obama is Wrong

Verdict From the GOP: Obama is Wrong By Khalid Khattak and Janet Hook Published in The Wall Street Journal May 23, 2013 President Barack Obama talks about national security, Thursday, May 23, 2013, at the National Defense University at Fort ...

22 May
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Fellow Chicago Tribune Story: Apple to get parts from Illinois for U.S.-built Mac

Apple CEO Tim Cook testifies before a Senate subcommittee about Apple’s tax practices. (C-SPAN /May 21, 2013) By Mugambi Mutegi Tribune reporter Published in the Chicago Tribune 4:49 p.m. CDT, May 22, 2013 Apple will source some components for its first line of U.S.-assembled ...

21 May
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Fellow Blog Post: Waqas Banoori – Reflections on Press Freedom

By Waqas Banoori Press Freedom is a combination of two words symbolizing the advancement of the human race. I recall reading the pages of history books about rulers spreading information only if it were favorable to them and hearing only ...