Author Archives: Press Partners

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 ...

03 May
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Fellow Blog Post: Emran Hossain – How ya doin? No, really, how are ya doin?

How ya doin? No, really, how are ya doin? By Emran Hossain “Ask questions to start a conversation.” “Ask an open-ended question.” These simple quotes summarize some of what I have learned about how to dig into American culture in ...

03 May
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Fellow WSJ Story: Eyes on Economy, Ex-PM Becomes Front-Runner

Eyes on Economy, Ex-PM Becomes Front-Runner  By Saeed Shah, Khalid Khattak in Washington contributed to this article. LAHORE, Pakistan—Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, whose political party has governed Pakistan’s most-populous province for the past five years, has become the leading contender ...

02 May
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Fellow Blog Post: Mugambi Mutegi – Culture of Tipping

By Mugambi Mutegi I have been in the United States for slightly over one month but I still do not know just how much I should tip. I am reliably advised that the tipping rule of thumb, other than the ...

02 May
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Fellow WSJ story: Report Finds Journalist Killings Go Unsolved

Report Finds Journalist Killings Go Unsolved Published in The Wall Street Journal on May 2, 2013  By Khalid Khattak Governments around the world have failed to investigate and prosecute the killing of hundreds of journalists in recent years, a report ...

02 May
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Fellow Huff Post Story: Bangladesh Death Toll Pressures Western Retailers To Make Commitments On Factory Safety

Bangladesh Death Toll Pressures Western Retailers To Make Commitments On Factory Safety By Emran Hossain and Dave Jamieson 05/01/2013 The climbing death toll in the wake of a massive building collapse in Bangladesh has put increasing pressure on Western retailers to commit themselves to ...