From the Archives

Harvard’s House of Blues

Legendary blues guitarist B.B. King told Nieman Fellows about his hardscrabble beginnings and played for them one afternoon at Lippmann House back in the fall of 1980

Recent Stories

5 Questions for NPR Correspondent Deborah Amos

On covering the Islamic State, the moral hazard of using freelancers, and overcoming compassion fatigue in telling refugees' stories

5 Questions for Jill Abramson, former editor of The New York Times

On newsroom leadership, foreign coverage, Storyhunter, and “chirped,” as a verb applied to a woman

The Writer, Chronicler of His Time

A writer and journalist reflects on the differences in Cuba between literature and journalism

Susan Glasser and Jill Abramson on Female Newsroom Leadership

“To be a woman in this kind of public life today, you basically have to have the skin of a rhinoceros”

Nieman Notes

Discovering His Voice

Norman Robinson, NF ’89, on not backing down in a career-defining exchange with a Klansman-turned-politician

The State of News in Cuba

A sui generis ecosystem of consumption and exchange of information

Undercovering the Sources of Racial Conflict

Philip Meyer, inventor of precision journalism, on how social science can enhance reporting on Ferguson

Celebrating 35 Years at Walter Lippmann House

The Nieman Foundation recognizes its lasting debt to Walter Lippmann, who helped bring the program from “dubious experiment” to permanent resident at Harvard

10 Easy Ways to Save Journalism

Former Texas Tribune reporter Kate Galbraith says big media should learn some lessons from start-ups

Cover Story: Where are the Women?

Where Are the Women?

Why we need more female newsroom leaders

Cover Story: Where are the Women?

Sharing Their Stories

Women in leadership explain how they got there, and how others can follow