Author Archives: Press Partners

31 Aug
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Agenda Yahudi: A view from the middle

By Nicholas Cheng | In Malaysia, some of us spend a lot of time worrying about Israel, a country 6,427 miles away, and one we’ve never had conflict with. The last Jews left the country in the 1940’s and most ...

30 Aug
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Efficient Communication: a good lesson to take home

By Yuliana Romanyshyn | As the fellowship is approaching its end, I’m thinking about all the lessons I learned and how I can adopt some of them at home in Ukraine. Improving the culture of communication should be on the ...

23 Aug
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Is big truly beautiful?

By Smitha Rajan | I love food, much to the detriment of my ever-expanding waist. I love eating it, hate cooking it and can happily set aside my conscience to do anything (ok, well most of the things) as long ...

21 Aug
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Pearl Fellows featured in panel discussion

Nicholas Cheng and Salman Yousafzai, the 2017 Daniel Pearl Fellows, talked about censorship problems in their countries and their impressions of journalism in the United States during a panel discussion moderated by Jewish Journal Publisher Rob Eshman, an Alfred Friendly ...

16 Aug
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Disheartened by Kenya’s post-election violence

By Ashley Bahati Lime |  As the dust settles on last week’s hotly contested Kenyan general elections, we must take time to reflect on the legacy we will bequeath our youth. Future generations will remember this period when deadly protests ...

16 Aug
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What everyone should know about Pashtuns

By Salman Yousafzai |  I was traveling from Minneapolis to Saint Paul on a light rail car when I started a conversation with a guy in sitting next to me. He asked me where I was from, and I told ...

15 Aug
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Do you love your dogs as much as your children?

By Binita Dahal One aspect of U.S. culture that I’ve found striking is how much people love their dogs. Almost every home I visited here had a pet dog. I see people walking them every morning and evening, and I ...

09 Aug
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Ceremony features prominent AFPP alumna from Russia, Washington Post national security correspondent

Join us at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 8 for a reception, dinner and discussions Highlights of our annual event marking the end of the fellowship year include comments by Russian journalist and Alfred Friendly alumna ...

08 Aug
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The Washington Post’s Karen DeYoung Event

You are cordially invited to join the Alfred Friendly Press Partners and our special program sponsors Frank Islam and Debbie Driesman as we celebrate this year’s Friendly Fellows. The Fellows — from Malaysia, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Kenya, Ukraine and Cuba — ...

14 Jul
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Indian industrialist and education champion funds fellowship

Abhaya Kumar, a first-generation industrialist from Chennai who’s now chairman of one of India’s largest biotech companies, has made a significant contribution to Alfred Friendly Press Partners that will fund fellowships for rising-star journalists from India in 2018 and 2019. ...