Author Archives: Press Partners

15 May
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Fellow Blog Post: Mugambi Mutegi: Three Wise Monkeys

The Three Wise Monkeys and Press Freedom By Mugambi Mutegi         There are different meanings ascribed to the “Three Wise Monkeys” sculptures, depending on which part of the world you happen to be in. In Japan, where ...

14 May
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Fellow Blog Post: Emran Hossain – What do experiences of poor garment workers in Bangladesh say to America’s media elite?

By Emran Hossain As the coverage of the recent, tragic collapse of a multistory building in Bangladesh underscores, journalists around the world – and in the U.S. – may be well-served by not only exercising skepticism and caution about timely ...

13 May
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Glenda Ortega interviewed on Global Journalist – Is Ecuador on the path to media censorship?

10 May
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Fellow WSJ story: In U.S., Pakistanis Eye Election Back Home

In U.S., Pakistanis Eye Election Back Home By Khalid Khattak Published in The Wall Street Journal on May 10, 2013 WASHINGTON—As Pakistan votes Saturday, few are watching with the apprehension felt by hundreds of thousands of Pakistanis in America. For ...

10 May
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Fellow Blog Post: Glenda Ortega – Do real independent journalists have a place in Ecuador?

By Glenda Ortega The relationship between the Ecuadorian and the U.S. governments has been very sensitive since World Press Freedom Day on May 3. That day, the U.S. ambassador in Quito, Adam Namm, attended an event organized by the National ...

09 May
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Fellow Blog Post: Khalid Khattak – Press Freedom in Pakistan

By Khalid Khattak Over the years journalists in Pakistan have been struggling to achieve a free press. That said, the situation is improving. It is partially because of sacrifices made by Pakistani journalists over time and, perhaps more significantly, because ...

09 May
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Fellow Blog Post: Mugambi Mutegi – Talking about Kenya with 13-year-olds

By Mugambi Mutegi Despite years of giving short speeches to my colleagues at high school – every Friday morning to the residents of the dormitory I supervised and regularly in the school’s main hall – public speaking has not really ...

06 May
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Fellow Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Story: A game called Polly is designed to promote literacy

A game called Polly is designed to promote literacy May 6, 2013 12:09 am   By Waqas Banoori / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A silly phone game, developed through research at Carnegie Mellon University, may give people with low reading and writing skills in ...

04 May
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Fellow Huff Post Story: Bangladesh Collapse Shows Safety Audit Shortcomings

Bangladesh Collapse Shows Safety Audit Shortcomings By Dave Jamieson and Emran Hossain Posted on the Huffington Post Website: 05/04/2013 9:14 am EDT Major clothing brands like to say they have a system in place to avoid doing business with overseas suppliers ...

03 May
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Fellow Huff Post Story: Bangladesh Garment Industry Leader Says Blame For Tragedies Lies With Western Retailers

Bangladesh Garment Industry Leader Says Blame For Tragedies Lies With Western Retailers Posted on the Huffington Post website 5-3-2013 By Dave Jamieson and Emran Hossain Whenever impoverished garment workers die while making clothes for wealthier consumers in far-off lands, competing ...