Tags: "Alfred Friendly Fellowship"

14 Mar
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A remembrance of Gary Weaver, the fellows’ culture guru

Fellowship program trainer Gary Weaver, who helped journalists from more than 80 different countries adapt to living and working in the United States, died peacefully on March 11 after a valiant fight with cancer, his colleagues at American University said. ...

14 Dec
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Philanthropists fund fellowship for Indian journalist

The Frank Islam & Debbie Driesman Foundation has made a significant donation to Alfred Friendly Press Partners to fund a fellowship in 2017 for an enterprising young reporter from India who will spend six months training at the Missouri School ...

07 Sep
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This is not goodbye. It is baadaye — see you soon.

By Mercy Adhiambo In a few days, I will leave the USA and head back to my country, Kenya. My journalism fellowship at The Oklahoman has come to an end after five months of being in a place that has ...

21 Jun
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Veteran editors join Advisory Board

Teri Hayt, executive editor for American Society of News Editors, and Greg Victor, an editor at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, have joined the Alfred Friendly Press Partners Advisory Board. During 35 years in the publishing industry, Hayt has held staff management ...

17 May
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Forget American football, I’ve discovered baseball

By Gokce Aytulu Here’s the conflict: America’s most popular sport is called “football” despite the fact that it’s not played by foot. I know it’s played on foot. But this is not enough to call the sport “football.” Unlike “soccer,” ...

13 May
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Q&A: Pulitzer-winning team member, Pearl Fellow Aoun Sahi

Aoun Sahi, a Daniel Pearl Fellow in 2010, became a regular contributor to the Los Angeles Times after he returned to Pakistan, writing stories about terrorism, politics and other big news in his native country. Then one day in early December, ...

05 May
0

Practicing the fine art of small talk in America

By Olena Goncharova    What always surprises me when I come back home to Ukraine from my travels is the gloomy faces. It starts with border guards at the passport check in the airport. In the shuttle bus and in ...

05 May
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Bonding with Fellows and health care reporters

By Mercy Adhiambo |  On our last night together, Olena Goncharova, Amal Khan and I sat in the dining room of the rental house that had been our home since we started the fellowship. We had a few hours left ...

06 Jan
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Reporter draws from fellowship to cover Mideast conflicts

By Elise Schmelzer Even after hustling out of Syria in the middle of the night under the threat of death, Alia Ibrahim continues to report from flashpoints in the Middle East and Europe. She can’t imagine doing anything else. Ibrahim, ...

20 May
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Crowdsourcing plus good data, a strong combination

By David Herbling Crowdsourcing is a very useful strategy in data journalism, I learned the other day. This is especially true in this era where news first breaks out in social media, leaving reporters scratching their heads about Day Two ...

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