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March 2nd, 2017

By Roberto Savio

Pablo Piacentini

Pablo Piacentini

Rome, March 2, 2017 – Pablo has left us in his dreams, with the discretion and tranquility that accompanied him his whole life. The side effects of cancer treatment had left him with limited capabilities. It has been very sad for his family and friends to see how an intellectual full of curiosity and initiative had progressively withdrawn into himself.
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February 12th, 2017
Fabiana Frayssinet

Fabiana Frayssinet

Fabiana Frayssinet, a talented Argentine multimedia journalist, began her relationship with IPS in 1989 in Guatemala, then reported from Brazil for many years and later from Argentina, where she now lives, although she still frequently travels and works in Brazil.”IPS was my training and a way of doing journalism that I even transferred years later and throughout my career to my television work and my most recent experience as an institutional communicator,” says Fabiana, who is as far from a “desk-bound journalist” as you can find. An intrepid traveller who has lived among remote indigenous communities, and with groups of women who, with their small enterprises, changed the lives of their families and communities, Fabiana tells their stories in lively articles and videos that focus on the essential: people and their realities.
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January 1st, 2017
Stella Paul

Stella Paul

A talented multimedia journalist and longtime IPS contributor, Paul was most recently a 2016 recipient of the prestigious International Women’s Media Foundation Courage in Journalism Award.
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December 20th, 2016

By Farhana Haque Rahman, Director General, Inter Press Service

Farhana Haque Rahman

Farhana Haque Rahman

DHAKA, Dec 20 2016 (IPS) – 2016 has been a dramatic year for the world, and for the media. Political dysfunction appears to be on the rise, putting social media under increasing critical scrutiny even as prestigious global commercial news brands capable of acting as the fourth estate are downsizing.

Fiscal austerity in advanced economies is catalysing populist protests and a nascent form of nationalism that risks turning the international arena into a less generous space.
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December 10th, 2016
Mauro Teodori

Mauro Teodori

Congratulations to Mauro Teodori, an ‘IPS’ian for 40 years, for being chosen Star of the Month as best ‘Team Work Champion’.

The IPS recognition of Star of the Month is decided by IPS colleagues, choosing who they believe contributed the most to their success during the month. Mauro went out of his way to help others and was unfailingly cheerful, upbeat, and positive even when the team struggled with delivery dates. Additionally, team members stated that he is organized, efficient and that he worked hard on the right things. The timely distribution of the G77 newsletter in December goes to his credit.

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