Category Archives: News

24 Jan
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How coding can make your journalism faster, bigger, and smarter

By Anastasia Valeeva | During my Alfred Friendly fellowship, I spent ten months as part of the data team at The Marshall Project, a news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice system. Coming from an environment where we mainly relied on ...

13 Jan
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New graduates quickly advance careers

It’s typical for Alfred Friendly graduates to attain more substantial roles in journalism after returning home, but the Class of 2022 is in a class of its own. In December and January, four of the Fellows landed better jobs: Gagandeeop ...

01 Dec
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Reporter spotlights wealth accumulation of Pakistan military leader 

During general’s waning days of power, government tries to block former Fellow’s exposé  By David Reed, Alfred Friendly Program Director In Pakistan, every investigative reporter knows that exposing military misdeeds can get you censored, fired, beaten up — even killed.     No ...

Saurav Rahman
23 Nov
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Back in Bangladesh With Big Ambitions

A project to elevate truth and critical thinking  I’m part of an initiative that’s in the process of launching a misinformation and disinformation lab in Bangladesh. We are developing  the misinformation and disinformation lab as a project of Digitally Right, an ...

30 Oct
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Stueve Fellow’s network covers marine issues in Mexico

This spring in Mexico, Juan Luis García founded a network of environmental journalists focused on marine issues, which is particularly important in a country with 6,800 miles of ocean coastline. García’s initiative exemplifies the outstanding work done recently by Alfred ...

17 Oct
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Guatemalan wins Gabo award in stellar week for TRACE Fellows

Alfred Friendly/TRACE Fellow Jody García was part of a team that won Latin America’s most prestigious journalism prize for their project investigating and analyzing the events before, during and after an orphanage fire that killed 41 girls in Guatemala City. ...

06 Oct
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Alum leads newspaper launch in Uganda

When Issac Imaka was a child living in Uganda’s Busoga region, his mother called him “the “village journalist” and other adults called him “the quick one.”  “I started stationing myself at the village court to listen to cases of which ...

20 Sep
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New graduate’s anti-corruption reporting earns Times byline

When Kamala Harris came to Guatemala City in June of last year, Jody García covered the story — particularly the vice president’s comments on corruption and migration — for a small monthly magazine called La Cuerda. With Guatemala’s President Alejandro ...

12 Sep
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Alum launches fact-checking news platform in Nepal

Deepak Adhikari is a Kathmandu-based freelance journalist and a 2008 Alfred Friendly Fellow. He covers socio-political issues in Nepal including human rights, environment, hydropower, tourism, trafficking and geopolitics. His work has appeared in Time magazine, The Caravan magazine, Al Jazeera ...

01 Sep
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Reporters share fellowship lessons with colleagues in Nepal

On their final day of training, the 2022 Fellows gathered at the Missouri School of Journalism’s conference room in the National Press Building in Washington and discussed their plans for sharing lessons learned with colleagues back home. At the end ...

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