Category Archives: News

07 Jan

Owner guts Kyiv Post, independent spirit survives

By Illia Ponomarenko  (Six reporters from Kyiv Post have trained in the Alfred Friendly  fellowship program since 2014. Ponomarenko, whose fellowship was cut short in 2020 because of the pandemic, was the defense and security reporter at the Kyiv Post ...

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15 Dec

A message from our president: ‘We’re ready to start a New Year with a renewed sense of hope’

Dear friends, This was a challenging year on many levels but one aspect remained true — we all depended  on journalism that is ethical, innovative and influential. Your backing helped Alfred Friendly Press Partners play a critical role in lifting ...

08 Dec

Missouri law firm gives Alfred Friendly, law school $1 million

The Stueve Siegel Hanson law firm based in Kansas City donated $500,000 to support Alfred Friendly Press Partners at the Missouri School of Journalism. The Stueve Siegel Hanson Fund for Press Freedom will support a journalist working to improve the ...

26 Oct

Alfred Friendly, OCCRP train investigative reporters from South Asia

Alfred Friendly Press Partners joined with the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project to undertake a two-year training regimen that will strengthen investigative reporting in South Asia. The goal is to ensure journalists in the region have the capacity to ...

26 Aug

Alfred Friendly postpones 2021 fellowship program

The rapid, worldwide spread of the Covid19 Delta variant compelled the Alfred Friendly Foundation Board of Directors to move the fellowship program from September 2021 to early 2022. The annual program’s usual start date in March had been pushed to ...

10 Dec

Alfred Friendly, TRACE Fellows provide global perspectives on Covid19 during online event

Alfred Friendly Press Partners produced an online event on Dec. 3 that featured a panel discussion with Fellows from around the world.  Here is a link to the virtual event posted on our YouTube channel. We hope you’ll “tune in” ...

03 Nov

Noorani’s reporting sparks debate on military’s power in Pakistan

21 Apr

At-risk journalist determined to resume watchdog reporting in Pakistan

The thugs determined to silence Ahmad Noorani’s investigative reporting on Pakistan’s leadership began their campaign of intimidation with menacing text messages. Then they threw bricks and stones into one house he rented and then another when he moved. They brazenly ...

27 Mar

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

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 ...

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