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International Knight Fellows named
Six international journalists have been awarded John S. Knight Fellowships for the 2001-02 academic year. They will join 12 U.S. journalists, whose selection was announced earlier this month.
During their stay on campus, the Knight Fellows will pursue independent courses of study and participate in special seminars. The international fellows are supported primarily by the Fulbright program, the Knight Foundation and the Lyle and Corrine Nelson International Journalism Fellowship Fund.
The Knight Fellowships program director is Professor James R. Bettinger. Dawn E. Garcia is deputy director.
Following are the 2001-02 International Knight Fellows and their principal areas of study:
Agnes Cusack, Washington correspondent, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Australia; ownership and control of the new media.
Luz Maria Helguero, publisher of El Tiempo, Piura, Peru (Knight Latin American Fellow); the history of ideology; democracy, citizenship and development.
Sergey Kuznetsov, contributing editor, Lenta.ru, Moscow, Russia; new media and mass-cultural studies.
Serif Turgut, correspondent, ATV Turkish Television, Istanbul, Turkey; war and ethics, and conflict resolution.
Maya Vidon, chief photographer/Indonesia, Agence France-Presse, Jakarta, Indonesia; origins of ethnic conflicts and separatist movements.
Yong Wang, managing editor, China International Business, Beijing, China; law and journalism.