28th Annual Competition Fellowship Winners for 1993

The Alicia Patterson Foundation

1993 Fellowship Winners

Seven journalists have been selected for the 28th 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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Steve Bogira

Reporter, The Chicago Reader

“Urban Felony Courts and the Poor”

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Judith Coburn

Freelance writer, Berkeley, California

“Cambodians and the United Nations”

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Florence Graves

Freelance writer, Needham, Massachusetts

“The Imbalance of Power Between Women and Men in Washington”

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Blaine Harden

Eastern European correspondent, The Washington Post

“The Columbia River”

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Jim Richardson

Reporter, The Sacamento Bee

“California's Willie Brown”

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Joseph Rodriguez

Freelance photographer, Los Angeles, California

“Gang Families in East Los Angeles”

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Roberto Suro

Reporter, Huston bureau, The New York Times

“Redefining America in the Barrios”

Photos by Ira J. Schwarz

Judges for the 28th Annual Competition were:

Robert Caro, journalist and author

Sandy Close, editor, Pacific News Service

Linda Creighton, photographer,  U.S. News & World Report

Dorothy Gilliam, columnist,  The Washington Post

Tamar Jacoby, freelance journalist and former APF Fellow

Anthony Marro, executive editor,  Newsday

Jerome Watson, Washington Bureau chief,  Chicago Sun Times

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.