Author Archives: Press Partners

04 Dec
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Press Partners welcomes two new board members

We’re pleased to welcome two new members to the Alfred and Jean Friendly Foundation Board of Directors.        Rob Eshman, DirectorPublisher and Editor-in-ChiefTRIBE Media       Haney Hong, DirectorManaging PartnerHDH & Associates, LLC              ...

22 Nov
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A message from Jonathan Friendly, Randall Smith and Kathleen Graham

This year the Alfred Friendly Press Partners celebrates three decades of an extraordinary exchange of knowledge and bonds between U.S. newsrooms and journalists in emerging nations.  Three hundred fellows from 78 countries have worked in our American partner newsrooms. Our ...

18 Nov
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Interview with 2013 Fellows on Global Journalist Radio

Journalists face censorship, threat of violence in Pakistan and Bangladesh Air time: 6:30pm – 7:00 pm, August 1, 2013 Click here to listen online

03 Oct
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Press Partners and The Foundation for Effective Governance Announce Partnership

For Immediate Release: October 3, 2013 Contact:  Katie Rudolph at 202-429-3740 or krudolph@presspartners.org Alfred Friendly Press Partners and The Foundation for Effective Governance Announce Partnership   WASHINGTON—The Alfred Friendly Press Partners and the ImpactMedia program of the Foundation for Effective Governance ...

24 Sep
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2013 Fellow Mugambi Mutegi reports on the Nairobi terrorist attack

List of victims confirms Nairobi’s cultural mix By Mutegi Mugambi and Agencies Posted  Monday, September 23  2013 at  21:10 in the Business Daily   “Food lover, thrill seeker and a bungee jump away from sanity,” Ruhila Adatia-Sood on Twitter She was married ...

06 Sep
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Fellow Post-Gazette Story: Out-of-Towners: Pakistani journalist now glad to know all about Pittsburgh

Out-of-Towners: Pakistani journalist now glad to know all about Pittsburgh September 6, 2013 12:20 am   By Waqas Banoori I had never heard of Pittsburgh until I was informed, while living and working 7,000 miles away in Pakistan’s capital, that ...

30 Aug
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News: The Jewish Journal’s Editor-in-Chief writes about his interview with 2013 Daniel Pearl Fellows

Daniel Pearl Fellows: Reshaping hate August 28, 2013 By Rob Eshman On the evening of Aug. 22, I had a public conversation with three Muslim journalists, two from Pakistan and one from Bangladesh, at the Los Angeles Press Club. All ...

13 Aug
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Fellow Miami Herald Story: Jennifer Alfonso, the woman whose murder was made public on Facebook, is laid to rest

Jennifer Alfonso, the woman whose murder was made public on Facebook, is laid to rest AUGUST 13, 2013 BY GLENDA ORTEGA About 100 family and friends gathered in Doral Tuesday to pay their final respects to Jennifer Alfonso, the 26-year-old ...

13 Aug
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Fellow WSJ Story: Drone Exhibition Draws Fans, Protesters

Drone Exhibition Draws Fans, Protesters   August 13, 2013, 7:17 PM By Dion Nissenbaum and Khalid Khattak Drone makers from across the globe converged on Washington Tuesday to seek out new frontiers for the controversial technology. With more than 28 ...

09 Aug
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Fellow Post-Gazette Story: A joyous day for Pittsburgh’s Muslims as Eid-al-Fitr begins

A joyous day for Pittsburgh’s Muslims as Eid-al-Fitr begins August 9, 2013 12:11 am By Waqas Banoori / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Muslims throughout the Pittsburgh area on Thursday welcomed Eid-al-Fitr, one of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar. Local Muslims joined ...