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Ethiopian journalist awarded Stanford fellowship Print E-mail
Written by Addis Voice   
Saturday, 05 April 2008

Stanford UniversityThe John S. Knight Fellowships for Professional Journalists at Stanford University announced in a press release yesterday that it awarded its coveted fellowships for the 2008-2009 academic year to nine international journalists including Ethiopian journalist Abebe Gellaw. The international fellows will join 12 U.S. journalists, who will be announced in May 2008.

Exiled journalist and founder editor of Addisvoice.com, Abebe Gellaw, is the first Ethiopian journalist to win the prestigious media fellowship. Stanford has also designated Abebe the 2008-2009 Yahoo International Fellow, the third journalist to receive the honour.

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