Author Archives: Press Partners

19 Mar

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

13 Nov

Alfred Friendly Press Partners Kicks off 30th Anniversary Activities

For Immediate Release:  November 12, 2012Contact: Katie Rudolph, krudolph[at]presspartners[dot]org  Join the Alfred Friendly Press Partners on Nov. 13 for the seminar“300 Journalists and 30 Years of Global Journalism Excellence” COLUMBIA, MO – On Tuesday, November 13, Alfred Friendly Press Partners will celebrate ...

01 Nov

New Name and Look as AFPF Focus on Partnerships to Build Journalism Excellence

      For Immediate Release:  November 1, 2012 Contact: Katie Rudolph, krudolph[at]presspartners[dot]org New Name and Look as Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships Focus on Partnerships to Build Journalism Excellence WASHINGTON – The Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships, born in a world ...

20 Mar

AFPF Names 2012 Fellows

For Immediate Release:  March 20, 2012 Contact:  Katie Rudolph at 202-429-3740 or krudolph[at]presspartners[dot]org  Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships Names 2012 Fellows WASHINGTON—The Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships (AFPF) is pleased to announce the 2012 Fellowship Class.  The fellows arrive in the United States ...

19 Jan

Kathleen Graham joins AFPF

For Immediate Release: January 19, 2012Contact:Katie Rudolph, katie[at]pressfellowships[dot]org KATHLEEN GRAHAM, NONPROFIT JOURNALISM TRAINING VETERAN, NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE ALFRED FRIENDLY PRESS FELLOWSHIPS  WASHINGTON – The Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships (AFPF) has selected Kathleen Graham to serve as the organization’s executive director. AFPF is a ...

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