Tags: "Umar Cheema"

01 Dec

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 ...

06 Jan

Former Daniel Pearl Fellow’s probe of Pakistan tax laws leads to reform

By Elise Schmelzer Umar Cheema loves taxes. The Pakistani journalist sees paying them as a civic duty, and he’s devoted to making sure people in power are paying them, too. Cheema, a former Daniel Pearl Fellow, uses the tax codes ...

15 Jul

News: 2008 Daniel Pearl Fellow Umar Cheema wins 2013 Knight International Journalism Award

Umar Cheema, investigative reporter, The News, won the 2013 Knight International Journalism Award for his excellence in reporting.  Umar was a 2008 Daniel Pearl Fellow from Pakistan hosted by The New York Times. He will be honored at the International Center For Journalist’s Awards ...

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