Category Archives: Fellowship Blog

16 Jun
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Fellowship Blog: First Impressions at the Wall Street Journal: Lost in a Barrage of New Vocabulary – Daniel Pearl Fellow Asma Ghrisbi

By Asma Ghribi Daniel Pearl Fellow The first day at my Fellowship with the U.S. Market section of the Wall Street Journal’s Real Time Desk, I thought I would need a translator.  My supervisor was speaking English, at least it ...

16 Jun
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Fellowship Blog: Getting closer – Sahar Majid

By Sahar Majid Emily Hauze, a resident of Pennsylvania, is the most active Facebook user I have ever come across One of my colleagues at Dawn, Manzoor Chandio put me in touch with her when he learned that I was ...

11 Jun
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Fellow Story: Ukraine’s consul general in Chicago discusses election – Fellow Anastasia Forina

By Anastasia Forina, Tribune reporter Some 200,000 Ukrainians live in the Midwest, including 85,000 in Illinois, and a record 1,600 came to Ukraine’s Chicago consulate May 25 to vote in the presidential elections, said Andriy Pravednyk, who has been consul ...

11 Jun
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Fellow Story: Social media surveillance intensifies debate on freedoms in Egypt – Daniel Pearl Fellow Sherif Tarek

By Sherif Tarek, LA Times reporter The introduction of a system for mass surveillance of social media in Egypt has triggered fresh accusations that authorities seek to suppress freedoms, although Interior Ministry officials insist it is primarily designed to fight ...

09 Jun
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Fellowship Blog: The indispensible social media – Daniel Pearl Fellow Sherif Tarek

By Sherif Tarek Daniel Pearl Fellow The Civic Center metro station in Los Angeles downtown was staggeringly crowded that day after work. The infamous crime scene yellow tape sealed one side of the subway platform with a train at a standstill ...

04 Jun
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Fellowship Blog: In Pakistan, social media is like an unleashed horse – Arshad Dogar

In Pakistan, social media is like an unleashed horse By Arshad Dogar I started using social media — especially Facebook — in April 2009 to find childhood friends and classmates. I was successful in locating most of them and they ...

03 Jun
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Fellowship Blog: Freedom of the Press New to Tunisia – and Limited – Daniel Pearl Fellow Asma Ghribi

By Asma Ghribi Daniel Pearl Fellow  Coming from Tunisia, where only three years ago people started enjoying what for Americans is the First Amendment to their Constitution, I’m still accustoming myself to freedom. It’s not easy to just embrace it ...

03 Jun
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Fellowship Blog: First Impressions of the US – I’ll take everything, please! – Daniel Pearl Fellow Asma Ghribi

By Asma Ghribi Daniel Pearl Fellow   When I first tried to get myself my new favorite treat here in America, I had some trouble.  “Please give me the whole thing,” I said to a  bewildered salesperson, who gestured vaguely ...

03 Jun
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Fellowship Blog: Press freedom in Pakistan has deadly consequences – Zahid Gishkori

By ZAHID GISHKORI The Kansas City Star Just four months into the new year, six Pakistani journalists have been killed, putting 2014 on track to become one of the most deadly years for reporters in Pakistan. Two reporters who have ...

01 Jun
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Fellowship Blog: If I could take back something, it will be the lessons – Daniel Pearl Fellow Kiran Nazish

If I could take back something, it will be the lessons Kiran Nazish Going to a new country, city or town, outside of Pakistan I always and inevitably make comparisons. My country versus the other. I look at the roads, ...

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