Author Archives: Press Partners

16 Mar
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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
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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
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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
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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 ...

28 Sep
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Records reveal fracking companies buy Illinois farmland at cheap prices

  By Anastasia Forina   The importance of having a system of open records can’t be overstated.  I got a chance to see how that system works in the United States when I shadowed my mentor at the Chicago Tribune, ...

21 Sep
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U.S. System of Open Records Improves Governance

  By Arshad Dogar  A number of people ask me about the difference between journalism in America compared to Pakistan.  A major difference is the U.S. system of open records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). enacted in 1966. ...

21 Sep
0

Transparency: a key to effective journalism

By Sahar Majid The U.S. system of open records is an effective way to create transparency by providing information to  journalists and the public. This data makes a journalist’s work easier, saves his time and energy and also provides the ...

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