27th Annual Competition Fellowship Winners for 1992

The Alicia Patterson Foundation

1992 Fellowship Winners

Six journalists have been selected for the 27th class of Alicia Patterson fellows. A full report on their projects and background will be included in the next APF Reporter.

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Jason Berry

Freelance writer, New Orleans, Louisiana

“Louisiana: Land of Demagogues”

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Michael Hudson

Reporter, Roanoke Times & World News

“Business That Target Low-Income Americans”

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Gregory Millman

Freelance writer, Plainfield, New Jersey

“How Financial Markets Invented During the 1980s Have Changed Our Lives”

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Alissa Rubin

Reporter, Congressional Quarterly, Washington, D.C.

“Abortion: Reality versus Politics in the 1990s”

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Marianne Szegedy-Maszak

Freelance writer, Arlington, Virginia

“Transition and Traumas of Privatization in Hungary”

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Murray Waas

Contract writer, The Village Voice, Washington, D.C.

“The Rights of the Institutionalized and the Incarcerated in the U.S.”

Photos by Ira J. Schwarz

Judges for the 27th Annual Competition were:

Susan Bennett, State Department Correspondent, Knight Ridder Newspapers

Sandy Close, editor, Pacific News Service

Jose Lopez, photographer,  The New York Times

Anthony Marro, executive editor,  Newsday

Morton Mintz, investigative reporter and author

Andrew Schneider, special projects editor, Scripps_Howard Newspapers

Mercedes de Uriarte, fellow, Freedom Forum Media Studies Center, APF Fellow 1982

Steve Weinberg, editor Investigative Reporters and Editors Journal; member, journalism department, University of Missour-Columbia

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.