Author Archives: Press Partners

20 Aug
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Data Journalism and Multimedia Tools Transforming Reporting

BY SAHAR MAJID     Journalism is not just about gathering facts, covering news, writing stories and editing; it’s a lot more now that innovative tools allow us to dig deeper and illustrate stories in several media. I learned about ...

03 Jun
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Fellowship Blog: Freedom of the Press New to Tunisia – and Limited – Daniel Pearl Fellow Asma Ghribi

By Asma Ghribi Daniel Pearl Fellow  Coming from Tunisia, where only three years ago people started enjoying what for Americans is the First Amendment to their Constitution, I’m still accustoming myself to freedom. It’s not easy to just embrace it ...

03 Jun
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Fellowship Blog: First Impressions of the US – I’ll take everything, please! – Daniel Pearl Fellow Asma Ghribi

By Asma Ghribi Daniel Pearl Fellow   When I first tried to get myself my new favorite treat here in America, I had some trouble.  “Please give me the whole thing,” I said to a  bewildered salesperson, who gestured vaguely ...

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 ...