Author Archives: Press Partners

07 Sep
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This is not goodbye. It is baadaye — see you soon.

By Mercy Adhiambo In a few days, I will leave the USA and head back to my country, Kenya. My journalism fellowship at The Oklahoman has come to an end after five months of being in a place that has ...

01 Sep
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Pearl Fellows provide insights on media, culture in Pakistan

We know Donald Trump’s candidacy is causing a lot of head scratching in the United States, but what do people in Pakistan think about his political ascension and the possibility that he could become the leader of the free world? ...

01 Sep
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Pearl Fellows talk about media in Pakistan

Rob Eshman mediates a panel of Daniel Pearl fellows: Amal Khan and Aoun Sahi.

30 Aug
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Alfred Friendly formalizes partnership with journalism school

Alfred Friendly Press Partners and the Missouri School of Journalism formalized a partnership that brings together the world’s oldest and most prestigious journalism school with a journalism fellowship program that’s trained more than 300 reporters, editors and broadcasters from 82 ...

27 Jun
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In Gettysburg, a bonus history lesson and a video-worthy chicken lady

By Olena Goncharova |  A three hour drive from Pittsburgh to Gettysburg is what Americans call a scenic route. Farmlands and neat brick houses, stars adorning sheds and barns in Amish villages and curvy mountain roads made this trip through ...

25 Jun
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Fond memories of former Board member Ellen Soeteber

When Isaac Imaka was working at the Miami Herald as an Alfred Friendly Fellow in 2015, and when he returned to Uganda to work for the Daily Monitor, he often turned to Ellen Soeteber for advice, even after she left ...

21 Jun
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Veteran editors join Advisory Board

Teri Hayt, executive editor for American Society of News Editors, and Greg Victor, an editor at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, have joined the Alfred Friendly Press Partners Advisory Board. During 35 years in the publishing industry, Hayt has held staff management ...

09 Jun
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Things that make my day in Pittsburgh

By Olena Goncharova |  There’s a flip calendar on my bedside table where I mark special dates and other little things to remember. As summer finally brings a warm breeze to Pittsburgh, I realize that I’ve spent almost three months ...

08 Jun
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America’s new rugby league may gain from South Africa’s despondent talent

By Thobile Hans   |  Before I left South Africa for the fellowship in March, I traveled to KwaZulu-Natal, a province that had been gripped by drought for more than a year. Things weren’t getting better. I had to be there. ...

17 May
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Forget American football, I’ve discovered baseball

By Gokce Aytulu Here’s the conflict: America’s most popular sport is called “football” despite the fact that it’s not played by foot. I know it’s played on foot. But this is not enough to call the sport “football.” Unlike “soccer,” ...