Author Archives: Press Partners

16 Mar
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Fellow Profile: Pakistani journalist gives voice to religious minorities

Arooj Zahra Daniel Pearl Fellow Lahore, Pakistan GEO News Host: The Washington Post Broadcaster believes her stories can help bring positive change in society For Arooj Zahra, fear is not an option. Decades of violent extremism and armies of religious ...

16 Mar
0

Fellow Profile: Imaka progresses from village storyteller to Parliament correspondent

Kampala, Uganda Daily Monitor, Nation Media Group Host: Miami Herald   Ugandan turns his storytelling nature into a profession Isaac Imaka, who covers politics and the oil and gas industry for one of Uganda’s leading newspapers, got quite an early ...

16 Mar
0

Fellow Profile: War correspondent passionate about social issues

Oksana Grytsenko Kyiv, Ukraine Kyiv Post Host: Pittsburgh Post Gazette Grytsenko reports from the Maidan to the front lines in Donetsk In times of peace, Oksana Grytsenko focused on politics and social issues as a staff writer at the Kyiv ...

16 Mar
0

Fellow Profile: Baloch takes on tough assignments in restive province

Karachi, Pakistan Daniel Pearl Fellow Dawn Media Group Host: Los Angeles Times Pakistani reporter challenges authorities in conflict zone Saher Baloch will never forget her reporting trip to a mass grave discovered in one of Pakistan’s most dangerous areas. Her ...

09 Mar
0

Gilbert Bailón accepts award for Post-Dispatch Ferguson coverage

Gilbert Bailón, editor of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and a member of the Friendly Fellows Board of Advisers, recently accepted the National Press Foundation’s Benjamin C. Bradlee Editor of the Year Award at a ceremony in Washington. The honor recognized the ...

25 Feb
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AFF board member analyzes Malaysiakini’s success

“Malaysiakini has taken advantage of the precarious space allowing comparatively free journalism on the Internet,” Tim Carrington writes in a report on the online news platform, which was launched in 1999 “in a country of continuous and pervasive media controls.” ...

17 Dec
0

Peshawar massacre survivor talks with Pearl Foundation fellow

These are the comments of 12-year-old Ali, a survivor of the Peshawar massacre, as recorded by journalist Kiran Nazish, a 2014 Daniel Pearl Fellow, on Dec. 16 at the hospital where the injured child was brought in. “In the name ...

15 Dec
0

Then and Now: Jaideep Hardikar

Fellowship Year: 2009 Fellowship Host News Organization: South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, Florida Home news organization and position at the time of the fellowship: Principal Correspondent with the Mumbai-based Daily News & Analysis (DNA) Current Position: Special Correspondent, The Telegraph Biography:  Jaideep Hardikar is Special ...

14 Oct
0

A message from David Reed

Members of the Friendly Family, I’m really excited to share this news with you: The Alfred Friendly Press Partners board has asked me to run the organization after Executive Director Kathleen Graham departs to become the Executive Director of the ...

14 Oct
0

Journalist David Reed joins AFPP

David Reed, a journalism educator and veteran news correspondent, has been selected to run Alfred Friendly Press Partners following the departure of Executive Director Kathleen Graham. Reed is an adjunct professor at The Missouri School of Journalism, former Associated Press ...