Category Archives: News

30 Oct

Fellow from Ghana makes closing pitch at gala

Justice Baidoo quotes a favorite line from the Ashanti tribe about generosity

30 Oct

Fellows captivate crowd at Alfred Friendly Gala

Major Garrett, chief Washington correspondent for CBS News, posed questions to Fellows during the gala event

06 Aug

Food security fellowship proves bountiful

Alfred Friendly’s new initiative to foster excellence in specialty reporting, the Food Security Fellowship, is proving its impact through the success of inaugural Fellow Ankur Paliwal of India and this year’s Fellow, Justice Baidoo of Ghana. In August, Paliwal had ...

12 Jul

Celebrate 35 Years, 316 Fellows, and 72 Countries with us at the Annual Benefit Gala

Please join us in lifting up journalism around the world this year at the Alfred Friendly Press Partners Annual Benefit Gala. The Gala will be held Thursday, September 5, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., from 6–9 p.m. ...

03 May

Second Macedonian group trains at MU during fellowship

For the second year in a row, a distinguished group of journalists from Macedonia joined the Alfred Friendly Fellowship program and trained for three weeks at the Missouri School of Journalism. Jovan Gjorgovski has worked for a year as a ...

19 Feb

Class of 2019 includes reporters from China, Russia, Afghanistan

Journalists chosen for the fellowship Class of 2019 come from countries with independent news reporting environments that range from the near impossible, in China, to the incredibly dangerous, Afghanistan, to an environment with elements of both state control and menace, ...

Humayoon Babur
08 Feb

Afghan journalist chosen for Daniel Pearl Fellowship

The Daniel Pearl Foundation selected a distinguished reporter from Afghanistan, Humayoon Babur, as its 2019 Fellow for the Alfred Friendly Press Partners program. Babur, who works for Pasbanan Media Group in Kabul, has written about a wide variety of topics ...

21 Dec

TRACE Foundation sponsors Russian investigative reporter for fellowship

  TRACE, through its Foundation, which supports projects that encourage greater commercial transparency, sponsored Russian investigative reporter Lily Dobrovolskaya to participate in a six-month journalism fellowship program administered by Alfred Friendly Press Partners. As the inaugural TRACE Journalism Fellow, Dobrovolskaya ...

20 Dec

Peggy Nalle remembered for nurturing fellows in program’s early years

Peggy (Margaret) Nalle, who helped the first generation of Friendly Fellows keep in touch with each other and the Fellowship, died on December 13 at Sibley Hospital in Washington. Peggy, who was 93 and had been in failing health for many months, ...

07 Dec

Alfred Friendly brings author of Carter biography to journalism school

During a lecture at the Reynolds Journalism Institute, former White House advisor Stuart Eizenstat talked about his new book, “President Carter: The White House Years,” and compared Carter’s opinion of the news media with President Donald Trump’s relationship with the ...

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