Category Archives: News

30 Apr
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Emran Hossain interviewed on HuffPost Live – When Factories Kill

When Factories Kill Huffington Post Fellow Emran Hossain is interviewed by Alyna Minkovski of HuffPost Live about the building collapse in Bangledesh. Tragedies like the plant explosion in West, Texas, are rare in America. In places like Bangladesh, where the ...

16 Apr
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News: 2005 Fellow Kejin Qian selected as an International Knight Fellow

Innovation from overseas: 2013-14 International Knight Journalism Fellows selected Apr 15, 2013  Eight international journalists have been awarded John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships to pursue proposals for journalism innovation at Stanford during the 2013-14 academic year. They will be researching ...

20 Mar
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News: Former Fellow Jaideep Hardikar (India, 2009) publishes his first book

From Penguin Classics India: A Village Awaits Doomsday Millions of people are displaced every year by development schemes such as the construction of dams, national parks, factories, SEZs, mines and thermal power plants. The conflict between those who are forced to part with ...

19 Mar
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News: Alfred Friendly Press Partners Names 30th Anniversary Fellows

For Immediate Release:  March 19, 2013  Contact:  Katie Rudolph at 202-429-3740 or krudolph@presspartners.org     Alfred Friendly Press Partners Names 30th Anniversary Fellows  WASHINGTON—The Alfred Friendly Press Partners is pleased to announce its 2013 Fellowship Class. This marks the 30th year of ...

19 Mar
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News: Suspect in Daniel Pearl Killing Is Arrested in Pakistan

Alfred Friendly Press Partners works in partnership with the Daniel Pearl Foundation to offer the Daniel Pearl Fellowships, named for the Wall Street Journal reporter who was murdered in Pakistan in 2002. Pakistan Arrests Militant Wanted in Daniel Pearl Killing ...

18 Mar
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Remembering Fellow and Friend Sarah Namulondo (Uganda, 2002)

Alfred Friendly Press Partners is saddened by the loss of Sarah Namulondo. She was a brilliant, selfless person who was loved by everyone who met her. She will be greatly missed. Sarah died Sunday, March 17, 2013 in her homeland ...

13 Dec
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News: 2008 Pearl Fellow Umar Cheema’s investigative report covered extensively by international news organizations

The Center for Investigative Reporting in Pakistan launched its first report, “Representation without Taxation: An Analysis of MP’s income tax returns for 2011.” In a recent email, 2008 Daniel Pearl Fellow Umar Cheema said “we designed it partly scholarly and partly journalistic to ...

10 Dec
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A message from the chairman and president of Alfred Friendly

Next year the Alfred Friendly Press Partners will celebrate three decades of an extraordinary exchange of knowledge and bonds between the U.S. and journalists in emerging nations around the world.  Three hundred fellows from 78 countries have worked in American ...

05 Dec
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2013 Friendly Fellowship opportunity for female Latin American journalist

We are pleased to announce that we have received a grant to fund a 2013 fellowship for a female journalist from Latin America. Below is information about the fellowship and the criteria of eligibility. Please note that this opportunity is ...

29 Nov
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1996 Fellow John Grobler (Namibia) is one of several recipients of the African News Challenge

Winners of $1m in Grants Focus on Citizen Engagement, Investigative Tools and Whistleblower Security Twenty African media innovators will receive a total of $1 million to develop digital projects that improve the quality of news across the continent, as part ...