Author Archives: Press Partners

25 Jan
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Friendly alum, media groups condemn reporter’s arrest

News media and human rights groups condemned the arrest of a Pakistani journalist accused of aiding Ahmad Noorani’s reporting on assets amassed by Pakistan’s army chief. Shahid Aslam, a reporter for Bol News, was jailed on Jan. 13 and charged ...

24 Jan
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How coding can make your journalism faster, bigger, and smarter

By Anastasia Valeeva | During my Alfred Friendly fellowship, I spent ten months as part of the data team at The Marshall Project, a news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice system. Coming from an environment where we mainly relied on ...

13 Jan
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New graduates quickly advance careers

It’s typical for Alfred Friendly graduates to attain more substantial roles in journalism after returning home, but the Class of 2022 is in a class of its own. In December and January, four of the Fellows landed better jobs: Gagandeeop ...

29 Dec
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Words have the power to create change

Words, facts, stories, they hold the powerful accountable, they inform nations, they enlighten peoples' beliefs and understanding of the world around them, they create change. Words are the tools which journalists around the world use to fight corruption, to rebel ...

26 Dec
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What can you accomplish in a year?

Taking the Fellowship program is a big commitment and come graduation day, the Fellows have more than earned their certification. However, this is often not the only big accomplishment for our past fellows, so as 2022 nears its end, we ...

20 Dec
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What book would you recommend?

What book would you recommend? Our 2022 Fellows share what’s on their bookshelf. As we approach the end of the year, it’s a time of reflection, celebration, generosity, and hopefully a time to recharge. One of the many ways we like ...

08 Dec
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Reporter/Entrepreneur: Former Fellows discuss startups

The Kyiv Independent expected harsh criticism for publishing a negative story about foreign soldiers defending Ukraine from Russia’s onslaught.  “This story is very complicated, and not something the government probably wants to hear and see,” Kyiv Independent staffer Olena Goncharova ...

01 Dec
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Reporter spotlights wealth accumulation of Pakistan military leader 

During general’s waning days of power, government tries to block former Fellow’s exposé  By David Reed, Alfred Friendly Program Director In Pakistan, every investigative reporter knows that exposing military misdeeds can get you censored, fired, beaten up — even killed.     No ...

Saurav Rahman
23 Nov
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Back in Bangladesh With Big Ambitions

A project to elevate truth and critical thinking  I’m part of an initiative that’s in the process of launching a misinformation and disinformation lab in Bangladesh. We are developing  the misinformation and disinformation lab as a project of Digitally Right, an ...

30 Oct
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Stueve Fellow’s network covers marine issues in Mexico

This spring in Mexico, Juan Luis García founded a network of environmental journalists focused on marine issues, which is particularly important in a country with 6,800 miles of ocean coastline. García’s initiative exemplifies the outstanding work done recently by Alfred ...

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