Category Archives: Newsletter

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 ...

25 Jul
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Fellows evaluate investigative reporting conference

Ten members of the 2022 class of Alfred Friendly Press Partners fellows learned the latest tools and techniques for innovative journalism at the Investigative Reporters and Editors annual training conference in Denver. The IRE conference in June brought together more than ...

01 Jul
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Indian Fellow finds LA more about homeless than Hollywood

By Parth Nikhil In my coverage of homelessness for the Los Angeles Times, I was assigned a story that would take me to an abandoned plot of land south of the city. The reporter I was to collaborate with was ...

06 Jun
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India fellows deliver 1-2 punch at LA Times

After training at the Missouri School of Journalism, the Alfred Friendly fellowship Class of 2022 produced a range of incisive stories during their first month in host newsrooms. Somesh Jha and Parth Nikhil are reporters from India and fellows from ...

11 May
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Alfred Friendly brings combined fellowship class into 2022 program

Twelve investigative reporters from Central America, South America, South Asia, Eurasia and North Africa started work at U.S. media outlets in May after completing 10 days of intensive basic and advanced training at the Missouri School of Journalism. Their experience ...

26 Oct
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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 ...

01 Oct
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Alum’s new book puts a face to India’s farm crisis

Raised in a cotton-growing region of central India, Jaideep Hardikar has focused much of his 25-year reporting career on farmers and their increasingly perilous livelihood. In September, HarperCollins published Hardikar’s second book about India’s agricultural system: “Ramrao, The Story of ...

26 Aug
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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 ...

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