29th Annual Competition Fellowship Winners for 1994

The Alicia Patterson Foundation

1994 Fellowship Winners

Seven journalists have been selected for the 29th 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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Bill Berkeley

Freelance writer, New York, New York

“Ethnic Conflict in Africa”

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Nina Bernstein

Reporter, Newsday, New York, New York

“Other People's Children: Foster Care and the Politics of Poverty”

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Ronnie Dugger

Freelance writer, and publisher, The Texas Observer

“The Dangers of Computerized Vote Counting in the U.S. and Abroad”

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Jill Freedman

Freelance photographer, Miami Beach, Florida

“The Holocaust, 50 Years Later”

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Rita Jensen

Reporter, National Law Journal, New York, New York

“The Corruption of Law”

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Ron Ridenour

Freelance writer, New Orleans, Louisiana

“The War Within: The Hidden Rebellion of Blacks During World War II”

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Steve Rubin

Freelance photographer, New York, New York

“Poverty in Vacationland: Life in a Backwoods Maine Community”

Photos by Ira J. Schwarz

Judges for the 29th Annual Competition were:

Bonnie Angelo, corespondent,  Time Magazine

LaBarbara Bowman, coordinator, news staff recruting, Gannett Corporation

Sandy Close, editor, Pacific News Service

Stephen Hess, Author and Writer, The Brookings Institution

Tony Marro, editor,  Newsday

Maggie Steber, contract photographer with  Newsweek and an Alicia Patterson fellow in 1988

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.