Author Archives: Press Partners

16 Apr
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From classroom to quarantine, a fellowship upended

By Khatia Shamanauri | One month into my journalism fellowship program, I’m writing this post while quarantined in a hotel room back home in Georgia instead of working in the newsroom of the Star-Tribune in Minnesota.  The coronavirus outbreak changed ...

27 Mar
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Pandemic interrupts fellowship program

Alfred Friendly Press Partners suspended its fellowship program after the initial training period at the Missouri School of Journalism because of the coronavirus pandemic. Two members of the fellowship class of 2020 returning to their home countries on March 28-30, ...

09 Mar
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New fellowship class focuses on investigative reporting

Journalists from Colombia, India, Pakistan, Turkey, Georgia and Ukraine join the Alfred Friendly Press Partners in March as the six-month fellowship program puts a greater emphasis on in-depth, high-impact reporting skills across multiple platforms. The six reporters in the Class ...

11 Dec
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TRACE doubles investigative reporting fellowships

The TRACE Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports projects that encourage greater commercial transparency, announced that it will sponsor two highly accomplished reporters from Colombia and India to participate in the six-month journalism fellowship program administered by Alfred Friendly Press ...

21 Nov
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New graduates teach colleagues in home newsrooms

When the six Fellows from China, Moldova, Russia, Ghana, India and Afghanistan graduated in September after training at the Missouri School of Journalism and working in some of the country’s best newsrooms, the final phase of their fellowships began. It ...

15 Nov
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CBS Correspondent Major Garrett guides annual event

Pictorial highlights from an evening at the National Press Club

30 Oct
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Fellow from Ghana makes closing pitch at gala

Justice Baidoo quotes a favorite line from the Ashanti tribe about generosity

30 Oct
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Fellows captivate crowd at Alfred Friendly Gala

Major Garrett, chief Washington correspondent for CBS News, posed questions to Fellows during the gala event

30 Aug
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Fellowship changed me as a journalist, and a person

  By Dumitru Stoianov | Being abroad is never emotionally easy. We’ve all experienced that distress when leaving our countries for a vacation or a short business trip. You have to adapt quickly to local habits, accept (and try to ...

30 Aug
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Plant research institute helps fill gap between science and my beliefs

By Justice Baidoo | I was raised by my grandparents, who farmed cassava,  a starchy tuber crop that dominates West African food.  As subsistence farmers, we needed cassava for our meals at home nearly every day of the week. Occasionally, ...

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