Author Archives: Press Partners

08 Feb

Afghan journalist chosen for Daniel Pearl Fellowship

The Daniel Pearl Foundation selected a distinguished reporter from Afghanistan, Humayoon Babur, as its 2019 Fellow for the Alfred Friendly Press Partners program. Babur, who works for Pasbanan Media Group in Kabul, has written about a wide variety of topics ...

22 Jan

Preliminary Schedule of Macedonia Workshops 2019

Content subject to change as participants provide feedback on what they want and need to learn April 12-13| Skopje Skills and Tools, Strategies for Effective Storytelling Identify powerful story ideas and suitable story forms, find and develop sources, effective search, ...

21 Dec

TRACE Foundation sponsors Russian investigative reporter for fellowship

  TRACE, through its Foundation, which supports projects that encourage greater commercial transparency, sponsored Russian investigative reporter Lily Dobrovolskaya to participate in a six-month journalism fellowship program administered by Alfred Friendly Press Partners. As the inaugural TRACE Journalism Fellow, Dobrovolskaya ...

20 Dec

Peggy Nalle remembered for nurturing fellows in program’s early years

Peggy (Margaret) Nalle, who helped the first generation of Friendly Fellows keep in touch with each other and the Fellowship, died on December 13 at Sibley Hospital in Washington. Peggy, who was 93 and had been in failing health for many months, ...

07 Dec

Alfred Friendly brings author of Carter biography to journalism school

During a lecture at the Reynolds Journalism Institute, former White House advisor Stuart Eizenstat talked about his new book, “President Carter: The White House Years,” and compared Carter’s opinion of the news media with President Donald Trump’s relationship with the ...

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14 Nov

Fellowship applications come in unprecedented numbers

From Russia to China, down to Indonesia, up to Afghanistan, over to Ghana, down to South Africa and across to Brazil, nearly 80 journalists from three dozen countries applied for six-month fellowships administered by Alfred Friendly Press Partners. Some came ...

29 Oct

Journalists need our support now

The Alfred Friendly Foundation, working to strengthen journalism around the world, believes now is a critical time to support the profession. Recently, Jamal Khashoggi, a contributing columnist for The Washington Post, was killed in a Saudi consulate. His journalistic home, ...

22 Oct

New alum pays it forward with digital reporting workshop

 By Juan Luis García |  After the Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowship, I traveled to Guatemala to spend some weeks with my family.  What started as a visit to relatives also became an opportunity to share some of the lessons ...

27 Sep

2019 Macedonia Media Mentorship Program

Data-Driven, In-Depth, Multi-Platform Storytelling |  An Alfred Friendly/US Embassy Workshop Series Coordinated by the Association of Journalists of Macedonia EXTENDED DEADLINE for applications: March 4, 2019 Application Macedonia Storytelling Workshops 2019 AFPP Participants in this series of five workshops will ...

21 Sep

Kennedy family’s support for press freedom spans generations

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend said President Trump’s attacks on the media are in stark contrast to the “deep respect” President John F. Kennedy, her uncle, and Robert F. Kennedy, her father, held for the journalism profession and its role in safeguarding ...

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