Author Archives: Press Partners

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 ...

29 Apr
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Fellow Huffington Post Story: Bangladesh Building Collapse Stokes Public Anger Over Plodding Rescue

By Emran Hossain Shahana Akter somehow survived at least four days beneath the rubble of the eight-story Rana Plaza in Bangladesh, the collapsed factory building where nearly 400 people, mostly poor garment workers, have been declared dead. In the end, ...

29 Apr
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Fellow WSJ story: Chinese Car Maker’s Favorite Passenger: Uncle Sam

April 29, 2013 Chinese Car Makers Favorite Passenger – Uncle Sam Khalid Khattak contributed to this story.

29 Apr
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Fellow Blog: Khalid Khattak – Hookahs and Cigarettes

I had actually planned to write about one of my most favorite weekend-destinations in Washington, the Georgetown Waterfront Park. However on my way to this very spot this Saturday, a scene of young girls and boys enjoying the hookah in ...