Category Archives: Fellowship Blog

06 Aug
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Fellowship Blog: Why Journalists Are ‘Slaves’ of Media-Tech Love – Fellow Harry Misiko

BY HARRY MISIKO Media and technology today are like lovers. They were born of different mothers and centuries apart, but are always meeting and shaking hands at every bend and corner in current-day journalism. The link is so strong that ...

06 Aug
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Fellowship Blog: As more journalists are killed, more fall silent due to self-censorship – Daniel Pearl Fellow Kiran Nazish

BY DANIEL PEARL FELLOW KIRAN NAZISH  Freedom of the press is suffering from a wintery chilling atmosphere as more and more journalists across the world face threats, censorship, torture, abductions, imprisonment and in many cases, murder. The dynamics vary from ...

04 Aug
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Fellowship Blog: Technology: America’s boon turned curse? – Fellow Harry Misiko

BY HARRY MISIKO Washingtonians are clever— and they know it. With that pride, the biggest mistake you canmake is letting them know that you are putting them to test. And for that reason, I must disclose that for last two ...

04 Aug
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Fellowship Blog: Data Journalism a Truly Innovative Journalism – Daniel Pearl Fellow Asma Ghribi

By Asma Ghribi If you’ve been reading the news every day for the last five years, as I have been doing, there’s no doubt that you’ve noticed many changes in the articles you’ve been reading. Most of them use more ...

04 Aug
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Fellowship Story: Moon Is Elusive Guide in Calculating Start of Islamic Holiday – Daniel Pearl Fellow Kiran Nazish

By Daniel Pearl Fellow Kiran Nazish  JERSEY CITY — The four men stood in the fading dusk on Sunday evening at Liberty State Park here, craning their eyes over an expanse of the Hudson River, toward the west, where the sun had set ...

04 Aug
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Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference 2014 – Zahid Gishkori

By Zahid Gishkori “Why do we need investigative journalism” was a key question in my mind when I left for the Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) Conference held in San Francisco, from June 25-28. More than 1,600 investigative journalists from ...

04 Aug
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Fellowship Story: How Anonymous and other hacktivists are waging war on Kenya – Fellow Harry Misiko

By Harry Misiko Hackers and other cyber criminals on the prowl are wreaking havoc in Kenya, threatening to turn the East African country’s dream of launching an e-government into a nightmare. Hundreds of Web sites operated by government ministries and ...

04 Aug
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Fellowship Story: Dollar tree to buy family dollar for $8.5B – Fellow Anastasia Forina

By Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz and Anastasia Forina, Tribune reporters Dollar Tree announced Monday that it plans to buy rival Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, a merger that would unseat Dollar General as the nation’s largest discount retailer in terms of store count ...

04 Aug
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Fellowship Story: Father of baby who died after being left in SUV won’t face charges – Daniel Pearl Fellow Sheriff Tare

By Daniel Pearl Fellow Sheriff Tarek Los Gatos man who left his infant son strapped in his SUV, causing the baby to die from the heat, will not face charges, the Santa Clara County district attorney’s office said Monday. The ...

16 Jul
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Fellowship Blog: Are Pay Walls Really the Whole Answer to Newspaper Woes? – Daniel Pearl Fellow Asma Ghribi

 By Asma Ghribi Seemingly every week brings the story of another newspaper or journalistic magazine laying off staff, ending its print edition, or simply closing up shop. Editors of the Wall Street Journal have found their way through the crisis. As ...