Category Archives: Fellowship Blog

22 Jan
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Preliminary Schedule of Macedonia Workshops 2019

Content subject to change as participants provide feedback on what they want and need to learn April 11-12| Skopje Skills and Tools, Strategies for Effective Storytelling Identify powerful story ideas and suitable story forms, find and develop sources, effective search, ...

27 Sep
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2019 Macedonia Media Mentorship Program

Data-Driven, In-Depth, Multi-Platform Storytelling | An Alfred Friendly/US Embassy Workshop Series DEADLINE for applications: Feb. 22, 2019 Application Macedonia Storytelling Workshops 2019 AFPP Participants in this series of five workshops will learn to tell more compelling and impactful news stories across ...

11 Jul
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Border assignment brings child separation issue home

By Juan Luis García When the national outcry began over the separation of children from adults who crossed into the United States from Mexico illegally, the Texas Tribune sent me to the border.   This was my first experience covering ...

04 May
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Meeting famous journalists and war heroes

By Krenar Sadiku | Time does not wait for us mortals, it keeps its pace and we need to keep up. That is how I have felt since I have been in Columbia. A lot is going on, and I ...

01 May
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Working for 60 Minutes: A Dream Becomes Reality

By Farah Ajlouni | I was thrilled when I found out I was selected for the Daniel Pearl fellowship. It felt like a reward after all these years of hard work. I was ready to embark on the 6-month journey ...

30 Apr
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J-School Experience was exceptional

By Aurora Karameti | My experience  at the Missouri School of Journalism was exceptional in three aspects: Academically, I learned many new things and I confirmed many of my opinions. The famous “Missouri Method” surprised me in several ways. It ...

26 Apr
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Press Freedom Index: ‘The map is getting darker’

Reporters Without Borders has just released their 2018 World Press Freedom Index. The results aren’t good and show that we have a lot of work to do.   Global press freedom continues to decline in 2018. Hostility towards journalists is ...

25 Apr
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Multitasking in TV reporting poses new challenge

By Danche Azmanova |  What do you do when the camera is heavier than you? How do you manage to hold the microphone in one hand, take notes with the other and shoot a video at the same time, while ...

24 Apr
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Discovering new lessons in radio journalism and American culture

By Anna Yakutenko | It has been three weeks since I started my Fellowship at Kansas City University Radio – an affiliate of National Public Radio in Kansas City, Missouri. And I must admit, it’s a challenging time having to ...

18 Apr
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Universities provide key role in journalism’s future

By Juan Luis García |  More than ever, it is important to recognize professional journalism and how universities play a crucial role to prepare future generations. As part of the Alfred Friendly fellowship, I have the opportunity to compare the ...