24th Annual Competition Fellowship Winners for 1989

The Alicia Patterson Foundation

1989 Fellowship Winners

Picture of Roger Clawson

Roger Clawson

The Billings Gazette

“Alcohol Abuse by Indians”

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Russell Clemings

The Fresno Bee

“Salt, Selenium and the Future of Irrigated Agriculture in the West”

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Pamela Constable

The Boston Globe

“The Impact of Pinochet's Dictatorship in Chile”

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Samuel Dillon

The Miami Herald

“Nicaragua's Contra War”

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Michael Massing

Freelance writer

“U.S. Counterinsurgency Doctrine”

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Victoria Pope

Freelance Writer

“Eastern Europe in the Era of Gorbachev”

Photos by Ira J. Schwarz

Judges for the 24th Annual Competition were:

Alice Bonner, director of newsroom recruitment, Gannett Corporation

Margaret Edds, political writer,  Virginian Pilot and  Ledger-Star, and 1985 APF Fellow

Kay Fanning, former editor,  The Christian Science Monitor

Michael Gartner, president, NBC News and publisher,  The Ames (Iowa) Tribune

Anthony Marro, executive editor,  Newsday

Howard Simons, curator, The Nieman Foundation, Harvard University

Diane Walker, White House photographer,  Time Magazine
Dominic Phillips

Dom Phillips 1964-2022

It is with great sadness that the Foundation acknowledges the death of Dom Phillips, who was researching solutions to protect the Amazon under his Alicia Patterson fellowship.