Tags: "Alfred Friendly"

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 ...

04 Aug
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Fellows celebrate graduation in Washington

Members of the Class of 2022 completed their fellowship in Washington, D.C., with a final training session and a ceremonial dinner, where they received certificates for completing the program. At the Missouri School of Journalism offices in the National Press ...

18 Oct
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Parth Nikhil

Mumbai, India Organized Crime and Corruption Project Fellow Parth, 30, is an independent reporter based in Mumbai who primarily writes on rural India and sociopolitical topics. He went to work for The Los Angeles Times after training at the Missouri ...

12 Oct
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Anastasia Valeeva

Moscow, Russia | Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan TRACE Foundation Fellow Valeeva, 34, is a data journalist, data editor, mentor and coordinator of data projects. She’s led investigative reports on subjects such as migration, gender equality, and domestic violence. Her sponsor, The TRACE ...

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 ...

27 Jul
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Ruth Pearl’s mission lives on through journalists emulating her son

Ruth Pearl, the mother of a Wall Street Journal reporter kidnapped and executed by al-Qaida terrorists in Pakistan, has died. Her long-ailing lungs finally gave out, 85 years after her birth in Baghdad.  Her legacy, an extension of Daniel Pearl’s ...

09 Apr
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Alum in Myanmar recounts coup, worsening conditions

Saw Yan Naing, an Alfred Friendly Fellow in 2015, worked for BBC Burmese and wrote for the Global Investigative Journalism Network and other international publications after his fellowship. He was a technical lead and media trainer at an international organization ...

11 Mar
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Through his own reporting, Daniel Pearl Fellow recounts frightening pandemic experience in Bangladesh

By Emran Hossain The first case of Covid-19 surfaced in Bangladesh last year on March 8, not far from where I work in the capital Dhaka. The onset of the virus in one of the most densely populated places on ...

20 Sep
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Alumni award winner describes transformative fellowship experience

Bambang Harymurti said he never had a chance to meet Alfred Friendly, who died three years before the Indonesian journalist joined the family’s fellowship program in 1986, “but he changed my life forever, and for the better.” When he left ...

25 Jun
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Fond memories of former Board member Ellen Soeteber

When Isaac Imaka was working at the Miami Herald as an Alfred Friendly Fellow in 2015, and when he returned to Uganda to work for the Daily Monitor, he often turned to Ellen Soeteber for advice, even after she left ...

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