Category Archives: News

19 Mar
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AFPP 2015 fellowship program begins with expanded training regimen

The Alfred Friendly Press Partners selected seven accomplished journalists from six countries to participate in the 2015 fellowship program, which runs from March 20 through August and starts with an expanded two-week orientation and training program at the Missouri School ...

09 Mar
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Gilbert Bailón accepts award for Post-Dispatch Ferguson coverage

Gilbert Bailón, editor of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and a member of the Friendly Fellows Board of Advisers, recently accepted the National Press Foundation’s Benjamin C. Bradlee Editor of the Year Award at a ceremony in Washington. The honor recognized the ...

25 Feb
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AFF board member analyzes Malaysiakini’s success

“Malaysiakini has taken advantage of the precarious space allowing comparatively free journalism on the Internet,” Tim Carrington writes in a report on the online news platform, which was launched in 1999 “in a country of continuous and pervasive media controls.” ...

17 Dec
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Peshawar massacre survivor talks with Pearl Foundation fellow

These are the comments of 12-year-old Ali, a survivor of the Peshawar massacre, as recorded by journalist Kiran Nazish, a 2014 Daniel Pearl Fellow, on Dec. 16 at the hospital where the injured child was brought in. “In the name ...

14 Oct
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A message from David Reed

Members of the Friendly Family, I’m really excited to share this news with you: The Alfred Friendly Press Partners board has asked me to run the organization after Executive Director Kathleen Graham departs to become the Executive Director of the ...

14 Oct
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Journalist David Reed joins AFPP

David Reed, a journalism educator and veteran news correspondent, has been selected to run Alfred Friendly Press Partners following the departure of Executive Director Kathleen Graham. Reed is an adjunct professor at The Missouri School of Journalism, former Associated Press ...

06 Apr
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Fellow Story: Northwestern students win $75,000 for device that recharges smartphones

Northwestern students win $75,000 for device that recharges smartphones By Anastasia Forina, Tribune reporter April 6, 2014 A device that uses kinetic energy to recharge smartphone batteries, invented by three students at Northwestern University, won a $75,000 award at Thursday’s ...

13 Mar
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Alfred Friendly Press Partners Names 2014 Fellows

For Immediate Release:  March 13, 2014 Contact:  Katie Rudolph at 202-429-3740 or krudolph@presspartners.org Alfred Friendly Press Partners Names 2014 Fellows  WASHINGTON—The Alfred Friendly Press Partners is pleased to announce its 2014 Fellowship Class. On March 19, the Fellows will arrive in ...

18 Feb
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Tax records in Pakistan now public thanks in part to a report by 2008 Daniel Pearl Fellow Umar Cheema

Reporting that Makes an Impact? Some Answers from Pakistan Published by Global Investigative Journalism Network on February 17, 2014 By: Sheila Coronel On February 15, Pakistan became one of only four countries in the world that make tax records public. ...

18 Dec
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Press Partners and FEG Announce the Recipient of the 2014 Fellowship

For Immediate Release:  December 18, 2013 Contact:  Katie Rudolph at 202-429-3740 or krudolph@presspartners.org  Alfred Friendly Press Partners and the Foundation for Effective Governance Announce the Recipient of the 2014 Ukrainian Economics Fellowship  WASHINGTON—The Alfred Friendly Press Partners and the ImpactMedia program ...

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