Author Archives: Press Partners

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.  ...

13 May
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Fellowship Blog: On American Diversity – Daniel Pearl Fellow Sherif Tarek

On American Diversity By Sherif Tarek, 2014 Daniel Pearl Fellow One doesn’t have to stay long in D.C. or Los Angeles to realize they are ethnically and religiously diverse to a great extent. But what makes American diversity different from ...

12 May
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Fellowship Blog: First Impressions of D.C. and Pittsburgh! – Arshad Dogar

First Impressions of D.C. and Pittsburgh! By Arshad Dogar I landed at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, D.C., on the evening of March 19, 2014, and drove toward the hotel on Connecticut Avenue. I observed that everything, including buildings, roads ...

11 May
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Fellowship Blog: No freedom without ethics – Sahar Majid

No freedom without ethics BY SAHAR MAJID This Press Freedom Day, I don’t want to write about the issues journalists face when it comes to freedom of speech. I would like to highlight the way they sometimes misuse their power ...

09 May
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Fellowship Blog: I Love America—Land of the “Can Do” Attitude – Zahid Gishkori

I Love America—Land of the “Can Do” Attitude ZAHID GISHKORI I love the United States of America because it’s a land of opportunities, the land where the “can do” attitude prevails and dreams can come true. Since I landed here ...