The Alfred Friendly Press Partners is awarded a grant from the U.S. Embassy – Islamabad, Pakistan to continue the Daniel Pearl-Saleem Shahzad Fellowship in 2013. A fellow from Pakistan will be chosen for this fellowship that honors an American and a Pakistani journalist killed in the line of duty while covering a common war against terror in Pakistan. Adnan Rashid was the inaugural Pearl-Shahzad Fellow in 2012. He was hosted by the Berkshire Eagle in Pittsfield, MA.