Category Archives: News

15 Nov
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Fellowships draw applicants from wide array of countries

Nearly 60 applicants from 30 countries applied for 2018 fellowships administered by Alfred Friendly Press Partners, including many facing severe media restrictions from increasingly authoritarian governments and several forced to work in exile. The applicants come from the Americas, Europe, ...

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07 Nov
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Fellows reflect on experiences during American University panel

  Seven Alfred Friendly and Daniel Pearl Fellows spoke with students at American University in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 7 about how they handled six months of living in the U.S., working in major newsrooms, and learning investigative journalism skills ...

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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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 ...

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 ...

09 Aug
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Ceremony features prominent AFPP alumna from Russia, Washington Post national security correspondent

Join us at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 8 for a reception, dinner and discussions Highlights of our annual event marking the end of the fellowship year include comments by Russian journalist and Alfred Friendly alumna ...

14 Jul
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Indian industrialist and education champion funds fellowship

Abhaya Kumar, a first-generation industrialist from Chennai who’s now chairman of one of India’s largest biotech companies, has made a significant contribution to Alfred Friendly Press Partners that will fund fellowships for rising-star journalists from India in 2018 and 2019. ...

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