Category Archives: Fellowship Blog

21 Aug
0

Why American Media Digs Deeper and Unearths More

BY HARRY MISIKO I appreciate why American media digs deeper and offers more to its readers, listeners and viewers compared to Kenyan and African news channels. U.S. federal and state governments have enacted laws that do not only promote but ...

21 Aug
0

Public Records: Never Too Open, Never Too Obscure

BY DANIEL PEARL FELLOW SHERIF TAREK The more open public records are, the easier it is for journalists to produce good stories. Statistics and numbers are crucially important to many stories. To prove that a crime rate has soared, for ...

20 Aug
0

Media Landscape Changing – We Need to Adapt and Survive!

    BY ARSHAD DOGAR The media landscape has been changing so rapidly in the developed world that journalists working in developing countries also need to adopt those innovations.  Recently, I visited a barber’s shop in Pittsburgh for a haircut. ...

20 Aug
0

ChiTrib Launches New Apps

BY NASTYA FORINA August 1st was a big day for the Chicago Tribune. The newspaper launched its new website.  With the change, the Tribune hopes to increase online readership and advertising.  The Tribune’s team of news-application developers have been creating ...

20 Aug
0

Data Journalism and Multimedia Tools Transforming Reporting

BY SAHAR MAJID     Journalism is not just about gathering facts, covering news, writing stories and editing; it’s a lot more now that innovative tools allow us to dig deeper and illustrate stories in several media. I learned about ...

06 Aug
0

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
0

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
0

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
0

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
0

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 ...

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