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09 Nov
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Conference focuses on investigative journalism trends, tips, resources

By Anastasia Valeeva, TRACE Investigative Reporting Fellow 2022 The annual Global Investigative Journalism Conference took place the first week of November, but for the first time the world’s largest gathering of investigative journalists was online rather than in-person.  The Global ...

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 will work for a U.S. media outlet after training at the Missouri School ...

12 Oct
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Jody García

Guatemala City, Guatemala TRACE Foundation Fellow García, 28, began reporting in January for Plaza Pública in Guatemala after working for a news magazine in her home country. The Global Investigative Journalism Network describes Plaza Pública as “a news laboratory with ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ankur Paliwal
12 Aug
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Alum exposes caste barriers within India’s top science institutes

Ankur Paliwal, a science reporter and a Fellow in Alfred Friendly’s Class of 2018, revealed significant discrimination when he examined the effectiveness of India’s reservation policy. The policy, a kind of affirmative action, mandates that 15 percent of students and ...

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 ...

21 Jul
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Afghan Fellow covers U.S. exit, dire consequences

Humayoon Babur, a reporter and editor from Afghanistan, is working with international correspondents and his colleagues at the Kabul-based Pasbanan News Agency to describe the deteriorating conditions since the U.S. military’s departure. Babur, a Daniel Pearl Fellow in 2019, and ...

27 Apr
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Cuban alum reports on crises in his native country

Editor’s note: Mario José Pentón emigrated from Cuba to the United States via Guatemala and Mexico in late 2015, a dangerous 1,600-mile odyssey using a “coyote” to get across the border. During his Alfred Friendly fellowship in 2016, Pentón developed ...

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