Category Archives: News

06 Jul
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Alfred Friendly ‘ambassador’ provides estate gift

Jackie Combs Nelson and Rock Nelson, whose courtship involved double dates with Alfred Friendly fellows she mentored at the Chicago Tribune, have agreed to provide an estate gift to the Alfred Friendly Foundation. Their recent estate bequest of more than ...

05 Jul
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Indonesian editor wins outstanding alumni award

The Alfred Friendly Foundation has awarded the Susan Talalay Award for Outstanding Journalism to Bambang Harymurti, a 1986 Alfred Friendly Fellow and the current CEO and editor-in-chief of Tempo International Media in Indonesia. Harymurti will receive the award during the ...

26 Jun
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Friendly, Kennedy families highlight benefit gala

Hours after Robert F. Kennedy won his first Democratic presidential primary in 1968, he wrote a telegram to Alfred Friendly, congratulating him on winning the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the Middle East War. “It is perhaps the highest ...

Ankur Paliwal
12 Jun
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Science reporter begins specialized fellowship on food security

By Rob Jones | Ankur Paliwal, a distinguished science reporter and chronicler of land conflicts in India, believes his fellowship focusing on food security will equip him with tools to build bridges between the scientific community and the public. “This ...

22 May
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Macedonian Fellows Reflect on Training, Press Freedom

Five Macedonian journalists and a journalism professor participated in the 2018 Alfred Friendly fellowship program. The journalists trained for three weeks at the Missouri School of Journalism before spending six weeks working in newsrooms across the country. Their fellowship was ...

10 May
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Remarkable newsroom contributions during first month

Within weeks of arriving in their newsrooms, the 2018 Fellows got front-page and section-front bylines, took on challenging assignments and received high-profile interviews through their own initiative. Samarth Bansal is on the data unit of the Pulitzer-winning investigative reporting team ...

08 Mar
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Orientation and Initial Training, Missouri School of Journalism

Orientation and Initial Training, Missouri School of Journalism More than a dozen faculty members and specialists participate in hands-on training, seminars and discussions at the Missouri School of Journalism. The activity takes place in computer labs, lecture halls, conference rooms, ...

Farah Ajlouni on the job
06 Mar
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Pearl family selects Fellows from Sudan, Jordan

The Daniel Pearl Foundation has selected Zeinab Salih, an investigative reporter and editor from Sudan, and Farah Ajlouni, a television network correspondent from Jordan, as its 2018 Fellows for the Alfred Friendly Press Partners program. The fellows will spend six weeks learning ...

01 Mar
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Five journalists from Macedonia participate in new short-term fellowship program

Five journalists from Macedonia will join the Alfred Friendly Fellowship Class of 2018, participating in the three-week training program at the Missouri School of Journalism in the spring and working for six weeks in U.S. newsrooms. Macedonia’s media landscape is ...

27 Feb
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Press Partners announces Class of 2018

The 13 reporters, editors and broadcasters chosen for Alfred Friendly fellowships this year come with noble aspirations to uplift journalism in their home countries, despite facing a myriad of professional challenges, ranging from civil war and high crime to censorship ...

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