Author Archives: Press Partners

03 May
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Fellow Blog Post: Emran Hossain – How ya doin? No, really, how are ya doin?

How ya doin? No, really, how are ya doin? By Emran Hossain “Ask questions to start a conversation.” “Ask an open-ended question.” These simple quotes summarize some of what I have learned about how to dig into American culture in ...

03 May
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Fellow WSJ Story: Eyes on Economy, Ex-PM Becomes Front-Runner

Eyes on Economy, Ex-PM Becomes Front-Runner  By Saeed Shah, Khalid Khattak in Washington contributed to this article. LAHORE, Pakistan—Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, whose political party has governed Pakistan’s most-populous province for the past five years, has become the leading contender ...

02 May
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Fellow Blog Post: Mugambi Mutegi – Culture of Tipping

By Mugambi Mutegi I have been in the United States for slightly over one month but I still do not know just how much I should tip. I am reliably advised that the tipping rule of thumb, other than the ...

02 May
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Fellow WSJ story: Report Finds Journalist Killings Go Unsolved

Report Finds Journalist Killings Go Unsolved Published in The Wall Street Journal on May 2, 2013  By Khalid Khattak Governments around the world have failed to investigate and prosecute the killing of hundreds of journalists in recent years, a report ...

02 May
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Fellow Huff Post Story: Bangladesh Death Toll Pressures Western Retailers To Make Commitments On Factory Safety

Bangladesh Death Toll Pressures Western Retailers To Make Commitments On Factory Safety By Emran Hossain and Dave Jamieson 05/01/2013 The climbing death toll in the wake of a massive building collapse in Bangladesh has put increasing pressure on Western retailers to commit themselves to ...

02 May
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Fellow MO Business Alert Story: Missouri Students Offer Solutions To Media Companies’ Problems

By Glenda Ortega April 30, 2013 Teams wrap up semester-long consulting projects with MU symposium. Six teams of business and journalism students from the University of Missouri presented consulting projects they did for media companies on Friday at the Center for the ...

01 May
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Fellow Blog: Glenda Ortega – Through My Eyes

Through My Eyes By Glenda Ortega Recent days have been crazy times in the United States: terrorism in Boston, explosions in Texas, storms and tornadoes in Columbia, Mo, and serious mistakes by the media. Living here in Missouri, I can ...

30 Apr
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Fellow Blog: Waqas Banoori – Pittsburgh, Far from Ordinary

By Waqas Banoori Unlike the most of the world, the United States is huge country made up of many different cultures, ethnicities and weather patterns. As I learn more and more about different parts of this beautiful country, I find ...

30 Apr
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Fellow Huffington Post Story: Bangladesh Building Collapse Leaves Officials Still Unable To Estimate Toll

By Emran Hossain WASHINGTON — Relatives of workers still missing in the collapsed Bangladesh factory building say the true number of dead is far greater than the official toll of nearly 400. On an average day, roughly 5,500 garment workers ...

30 Apr
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Emran Hossain interviewed on HuffPost Live – When Factories Kill

When Factories Kill Huffington Post Fellow Emran Hossain is interviewed by Alyna Minkovski of HuffPost Live about the building collapse in Bangledesh. Tragedies like the plant explosion in West, Texas, are rare in America. In places like Bangladesh, where the ...