Author Archives: Press Partners

16 Apr
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Fellow WSJ Story: New U.S. Commander Gets Tough Senate Reception

By Khalid Khattak The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Joseph Dunford, faced difficult questioning in his first-ever appearance before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday. Gen. Dunford was pressed by Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) to give the committee his recommendations ...

16 Apr
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Fellow Blog: Emran Hossain – Coincidences

Thou canst not stir a flower – from Dhaka to DC By Emran Hossain Coincidences change lives – and mine, which has changed a lot in recent days, certainly shows this. I am now far from home, working in Washington, ...

16 Apr
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News: 2005 Fellow Kejin Qian selected as an International Knight Fellow

Innovation from overseas: 2013-14 International Knight Journalism Fellows selected Apr 15, 2013  Eight international journalists have been awarded John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships to pursue proposals for journalism innovation at Stanford during the 2013-14 academic year. They will be researching ...

15 Apr
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Fellow Blog: Glenda Ortega – SABEW and Mizzou

SABEW Lessons and Initial Impressions of Columbia, MO By Glenda Ortega The week before last, I saw how the American business journalists are engaged with their profession. Journalists from the NY Times, USA Today, Washington Post and other important media ...

12 Apr
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Fellow Huffington Post Story: Bangladesh Factory Fire Victim Calls On Walmart To Pay Compensation

By Emran Hossain and Dave Jamieson Friday, April 12 WASHINGTON — Sumi Abedin hasn’t worked a day since Nov. 24 of last year. That was when her workplace, Tazreen Fashions in Bangladesh, went up in flames, killing at least 112 workers. ...

11 Apr
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Fellow Post-Gazette Story: Pakistan appears to be re-radicalizing

By Waqas Banoori / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A British Council survey published last week found Pakistani youth disgruntled with the government, politicians and institutions of the state, while beginning to prefer Islamic law and military rule over democracy. This is bad news. Pakistan ...

11 Apr
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Fellow Blog: Mugambi Mutegi – Flags, Flags, Everywhere

Initial Impressions of the U.S. By Mugambi Mutegi Americans are in love with America. I drew this conclusion since almost all buildings in Washington, D.C have a U.S. flag flying from their rooftops. Curiously, these buildings are not government buildings. ...

10 Apr
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Fellow Blog: Waqas Banoori – Observations from Pittsburgh

Life in Pittsburgh and at the Post-Gazette By Waqas Banoori While the orientation seminar in Washington, DC was a wonderful experience, I was curious about the working environment of my host newsroom, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (PG). Now I have finally ...

10 Apr
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Fellow Blog: Khalid Khattak – Observations from The Wall Street Journal

U.S. Newsrooms vs. Pakistani Newsrooms By Khalid Khattak Newsrooms in United States are different from the newsrooms back in Pakistan. This difference is visible in terms of what is provided to journalists, the working environment and of course the assignments. ...

09 Apr
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Fellow Blog: Glenda Ortega – Initial Impressions of the U.S.

Washington, the city where news happens By Glenda Ortega This is my first time to Washington, DC—the city where news happens. I have been in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Miami. And I can say that every city ...