Category Archives: FeaturedSpot

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.

06 Jul
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Investigative journalism conference an eye-opening experience

By Ashley Bahati Lime |  I discovered something both surprising and shocking at the annual Investigative Reporters and Editors conference in Phoenix, Arizona:  Out of more than 1,500 journalists from across the globe at the event, I may have been the ...

03 May
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The experience so far: Challenging, entertaining, exciting

By Salman Yousafzai | Crossing the Atlantic in an airplane, I was overwhelmed with emotions and curiosity. I was going to join a six-month fellowship with an organization that has an excellent reputation around the world. I was assigned to ...

14 Apr
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Fresh Off the Boat

By Nicholas Cheng |  I haven’t told anyone from the Alfred Friendly Press Partners program this. A few weeks before I flew to the United States, I met up with my family for a Chinese New Year reunion. Now the highlight ...

20 Sep
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Fellows talk about the ‘red lines’ of investigative journalism

The 2016 Alfred Friendly fellows discuss investigative journalism in their country at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. Former Alfred Friendly fellow and Panama Papers co-founder, Marina Walker Guevara, moderated the panel.

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? ...

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 ...

22 Apr
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Mental health stigma, lack of treatment hits home

—By Mercy Adhiambo   On Wednesday, I attended a meeting at the Oklahoma Capitol to listen to discussions about funding mental health. It was my first assignment since I came to The Oklahoman as a journalism fellow from Kenya. I ...

30 Mar
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Fellows Talk Press Freedom with Journalism Students

By Maria Jose Valero and Sahar Majid Our 2016 Alfred Friendly Fellows and Daniel Pearl Fellow come from countries with varying degrees of media repression and dangers for journalists, from self-protective censorship, government censorship, misinformation campaigns, military red lines and ...

18 Feb
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Fellowship Targets New Countries, Forms New Partnerships

By Maria Jose Valero and David Reed Eight journalists chosen for the 2016 fellowship program come from countries with media environments that range from challenging (Pakistan, Kenya) or regressive (Turkey, Ukraine)  to extremely repressive (Iran, Cuba). Press Partners considered the ...

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