Author Archives: Press Partners

06 Jan
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Former Daniel Pearl Fellow’s probe of Pakistan tax laws leads to reform

By Elise Schmelzer Umar Cheema loves taxes. The Pakistani journalist sees paying them as a civic duty, and he’s devoted to making sure people in power are paying them, too. Cheema, a former Daniel Pearl Fellow, uses the tax codes ...

Many schools in Yemen have closed because of the fighting
12 Dec
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Letter From Yemen: ‘Will the world know about our suffering?’

By Malak Shaher It’s been four years since I was working at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette as an Alfred Friendly Fellow. The experience improved my professional skills in many ways. After I came back to Yemen, I continued working as a journalist ...

12 Dec
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Nepal earthquake recollections: I feel lucky to have survived

By Surendra Phuyal It was nothing like I had experienced before. Nothing like the current generation has experienced before. More than five weeks after the April 25 earthquake struck Nepal’s mountains, I still feel as if the ground is shaking. ...

15 Nov
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Then and Now: Shamim Ashraf

Fellowship Year: 2007 Fellowship Host News Organization: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Current Position: Web Editor (Content), The Daily Star Biography:   Shamim Ashraf is a multinational, multimedia journalist based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is online editor of The Daily Star, the nation’s largest English-language newspaper ...

24 Sep
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Daniel Pearl Foundation fellowship draws 55 applicants

The Daniel Pearl Fellowship program for 2016 attracted a diverse pool of applicants, including 10 from the war-torn countries of Syria, Yemen, Libya, Afghanistan and Iraq. Overall, Alfred Friendly Press Partners received qualified applications from 55 journalists working in 15 ...

21 Sep
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AFPP conducts investigative journalism training in Islamabad

Hands-on model with Pakistani, U.S. coaches makes quick impact Thirty Pakistani journalists learned effective investigative reporting techniques during a weeklong training seminar in Islamabad, and participants quickly used their new skills to produce news articles intended to influence public policy ...

10 Sep
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Then and Now: Marina Walker Guevara

Fellowship Year: 2002 Fellowship Host News Organization: The Philadelphia Inquirer Current Position: Deputy Director, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, a project of the Center for Public Integrity. The ICIJ brings together reporters from around the world to collaborate on investigative reporting. Biography:  ...

10 Aug
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Adieu, wise mentor

By David Herbling “Quotes are like spices,” Julie Tatge told me as she gesticulated like a chef sprinkling a season on food. As she edited my story, Julie took time to advise me on how quotes should be carefully selected ...

15 Jul
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Then and Now: Alejandra Matus

Country of Origin: Chile Fellowship Year: 1997 Fellowship Host News Organization: South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, Florida Current Position: Associate Professor of Communications and Literature, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile Biography: Alejandra Matus is an internationally recognized investigative journalist whose work has contributed to the furtherance ...

06 Jul
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Another Balochistan journalist slain, raising intractable questions

By Saher Baloch One more journalist was killed in Balochistan Province at month’s end, this time in a small town in Jafferabad District, and once again we’re left to question what can be done about this tragic trend. Zafarullah Jattak, ...

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