Pakistani Journalists Make Headlines in U.S. Media

Oct 62014
  • U.S.-Pakistan Professional Partnership in Journalism fellows outside the Newseum in Washington, D.C. / Photo by Nolan Meyer

The eleventh group of Pakistani journalists to participate in the U.S.-Pakistan Professional Partnership in Journalism returned home recently full of new ideas and fresh perspectives. After four days in Washington, D.C., the journalists spent three weeks at newspapers across the U.S. - from Los Angeles to Tallahassee. A list of stories published by and about the fellows can be found below.

Published Articles and Reports by the Fellows:

Wrong-way driver charged with murder, DUI in fatal 210 Freeway crash
By Zehra Abid, Pasadena Star-News, Pasadena, CA

The world watches closely as Ferguson braces for a fifth night of protests
By Zehra Abid, Pasadena Star-News, Pasadena, CA

Balochistan, a tale of singular narratives
By Asif (Asif Magsi), The Daily Advertiser, Lafayette, LA

Sheriff's Office warns of rise in check-washing schemes
By Sher Muhammad Babar (Yasir Babbar), Naples Daily News, Naples, FL

Naples OKs cameras on Park Shore, Harbor drives
By Sher Muhammad Babar (Yasir Babbar), Naples Daily News, Naples, FL

Ali Hussain: A chance to break down stereotypes
By Ali Hussain, Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, FL

Ali Hussain: Tourists love a taste of paradise
By Ali Hussain, Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, FL

Ali Hussain: It’s not just politics, it’s people
By Ali Hussain, Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, FL

Tariq Mureed: Hoping to bridge the U.S.-Pakistan gap
By Muhammad Tariq Mureed Khan, Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, FL

Tariq Mureed: U.S. and Pakistan must work together
By Muhammad Tariq Mureed Khan, Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, FL

Untitled Blog Post (personal blog post)
By Waqas Ahmed Khan, Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, FL

Guest column: A Pakistani journalist's view of ISIS
By Waqas Ahmed Khan, Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, FL

Bombers… (personal blog post)
By Waqas Ahmed Khan, Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, FL

Pakistani Americans (personal blog post)
By Waqas Ahmed Khan, Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, FL

Are You Ready ???? !!!! (personal blog post)
By Waqas Ahmed Khan, Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, FL

Guest column: Jacksonville's Muslim community is proud, patriotic
By Waqas Ahmed Khan, Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, FL

*F-M Pakistanis react to anti-government marches in Pakistan
By Muhammad Furqan Rao, The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, Fargo, ND

Rao: Visiting journalist here to learn, share customs
By Muhammad Furqan Rao, The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, Fargo, ND

*Rao: Visit was opportunity for a cultural exchange
By Muhammad Furqan Rao, The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, Fargo, ND

Guest column: A Pakistani journalist shares insights on Taliban
By Sidrah Roghay, Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, FL

What a Pakistani journalist learned during a visit to Huntsville: guest opinion
By Aamir Saeed, Alabama Media Group, Huntsville, AL

Sardar Sikander Shaheen
By Sardar Sikander Shaheen, Knoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville, TN

Pakistani journalist works with SMN staff
By Haroon Siraj, Savannah Morning News, Savannah, GA

Haroon Siraj: In Pakistan, school girls stand up to the Taliban
By Haroon Siraj, Savannah Morning News, Savannah, GA

*Soda Fountain Treats at Home
By Maryam Usman & Valentino Lucio, San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, TX

Published Articles and Reports about the Fellows

Pakistan is what happens when the dialogue fails
By Bob Gabordi, Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, FL

AL.com is 1 of 15 U.S. newsrooms hosting visiting Pakistani journalists
By Anthony Cook, Alabama Media Group, Huntsville, AL

Cultural exchange: Pakistani journalists visit U.S., spend time in the Berkshires
By Jenn Smith, The Berkshire Eagle, Pittsfield, MA

Frank Denton: The power of talking and listening
By Frank Denton, Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, FL

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