Author Archives: Press Partners

03 Nov
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Seven Macedonia journalists to join fellowship program

Alfred Friendly Press Partners will select seven Macedonian journalists to train for three weeks at the Missouri School of Journalism and work for six weeks in U.S. newsrooms in spring 2018. The deadline for applications is Dec. 15, 2017. Applicants ...

24 Oct
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Fellows honored in graduation ceremony

The eight journalists in the fellowship Class of 2017 were honored during a graduation ceremony on Sept. 8 at the National Press Club. More than 120 people, including journalists, politicians, diplomats and  philanthropists, came together for the event in Washington, D.C. ...

22 Sep
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Washington Post correspondent shares foreign policy insights

Karen DeYoung, associate editor and senior national security correspondent for The Washington Post, says the verbal threats being made by President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong-un, along with their lack of experience and freewheeling personalities, have “heightened ...

15 Sep
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Russian watchdog journalist wins outstanding fellow award

Yevgenia Albats, the editor of one of the few remaining independent news outlets in Moscow, said the Alfred Friendly fellowship in 1990 gave her an appreciation of journalism ethics that guide her to this day. Albats spoke during the Class ...

12 Sep
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Class of 2017: The fellowship experience

Reporters and editors from seven countries converged at a college campus and bonded over a passion for journalism. They shared their meals, their culture, their dreams. They learned from one another and became close friends.

12 Sep
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Frank Islam’s comments at the Fellows’ graduation

Alfred Friendly Press Partners Award Ceremony | Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 | National Press Club | Washington, DC Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen: It is indeed an honor for Debbie and me to be here tonight and to support Alfred Friendly ...

31 Aug
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Agenda Yahudi: A view from the middle

By Nicholas Cheng | In Malaysia, some of us spend a lot of time worrying about Israel, a country 6,427 miles away, and one we’ve never had conflict with. The last Jews left the country in the 1940’s and most ...

30 Aug
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Efficient Communication: a good lesson to take home

By Yuliana Romanyshyn | As the fellowship is approaching its end, I’m thinking about all the lessons I learned and how I can adopt some of them at home in Ukraine. Improving the culture of communication should be on the ...

23 Aug
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Is big truly beautiful?

By Smitha Rajan | I love food, much to the detriment of my ever-expanding waist. I love eating it, hate cooking it and can happily set aside my conscience to do anything (ok, well most of the things) as long ...

21 Aug
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Pearl Fellows featured in panel discussion

Nicholas Cheng and Salman Yousafzai, the 2017 Daniel Pearl Fellows, talked about censorship problems in their countries and their impressions of journalism in the United States during a panel discussion moderated by Jewish Journal Publisher Rob Eshman, an Alfred Friendly ...

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