Umar Cheema encourages journalists to fight for a cause

Thursday, April 21, 2011 | 9:36 p.m. CDT; updated 10:31 a.m. CDT, Friday, April 22, 2011

COLUMBIA — When he was growing up in Pakistan, Umar Cheema had ambitions of landing a prestigious government job. While he was waiting for that opportunity, he found work at a newspaper and never looked back.