Author Archives: Press Partners

22 May
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Fellow Chicago Tribune Story: Apple to get parts from Illinois for U.S.-built Mac

Apple CEO Tim Cook testifies before a Senate subcommittee about Apple’s tax practices. (C-SPAN /May 21, 2013) By Mugambi Mutegi Tribune reporter Published in the Chicago Tribune 4:49 p.m. CDT, May 22, 2013 Apple will source some components for its first line of U.S.-assembled ...

21 May
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Fellow Blog Post: Waqas Banoori – Reflections on Press Freedom

By Waqas Banoori Press Freedom is a combination of two words symbolizing the advancement of the human race. I recall reading the pages of history books about rulers spreading information only if it were favorable to them and hearing only ...

16 May
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Fellow Chicago Tribune Story: The Bean featured as cover photo on Bing search engine

The Bean featured as cover photo on Bing search engine By Mugambi Mutegi Tribune reporter May 14, 2013 The Bean just got binged.  People doing online searches Tuesday via Bing were being treated to a full-screen image of Cloud Gate, ...

15 May
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Fellow Blog Post: Mugambi Mutegi: Three Wise Monkeys

The Three Wise Monkeys and Press Freedom By Mugambi Mutegi         There are different meanings ascribed to the “Three Wise Monkeys” sculptures, depending on which part of the world you happen to be in. In Japan, where ...

14 May
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Fellow Blog Post: Emran Hossain – What do experiences of poor garment workers in Bangladesh say to America’s media elite?

By Emran Hossain As the coverage of the recent, tragic collapse of a multistory building in Bangladesh underscores, journalists around the world – and in the U.S. – may be well-served by not only exercising skepticism and caution about timely ...

13 May
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Glenda Ortega interviewed on Global Journalist – Is Ecuador on the path to media censorship?

10 May
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Fellow WSJ story: In U.S., Pakistanis Eye Election Back Home

In U.S., Pakistanis Eye Election Back Home By Khalid Khattak Published in The Wall Street Journal on May 10, 2013 WASHINGTON—As Pakistan votes Saturday, few are watching with the apprehension felt by hundreds of thousands of Pakistanis in America. For ...

10 May
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Fellow Blog Post: Glenda Ortega – Do real independent journalists have a place in Ecuador?

By Glenda Ortega The relationship between the Ecuadorian and the U.S. governments has been very sensitive since World Press Freedom Day on May 3. That day, the U.S. ambassador in Quito, Adam Namm, attended an event organized by the National ...

09 May
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Fellow Blog Post: Khalid Khattak – Press Freedom in Pakistan

By Khalid Khattak Over the years journalists in Pakistan have been struggling to achieve a free press. That said, the situation is improving. It is partially because of sacrifices made by Pakistani journalists over time and, perhaps more significantly, because ...

09 May
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Fellow Blog Post: Mugambi Mutegi – Talking about Kenya with 13-year-olds

By Mugambi Mutegi Despite years of giving short speeches to my colleagues at high school – every Friday morning to the residents of the dormitory I supervised and regularly in the school’s main hall – public speaking has not really ...