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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

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


Plus ça change…

Ousted editors, newsroom revolts, and government subsidies—welcome to French journalism’s battle for survival


“Thick Files and a Long Memory”

Cuba may be opening up economically, but being a journalist in the country is still a risky business


Facts, Not Opinions

Sites like Cubanet are the island’s information lifeline


It’s Good to Talk

Hablemos Press is trying to bring freedom of expression to Cuba, one story at a time


Island in the Storm

How Cuba’s network of independent and citizen journalists keeps the country informed

Live @ Lippmann

Scott Stossel on Taking Ideas Journalism Online at The Atlantic

Atlantic editor Scott Stossel on keeping one of America’s oldest print magazines relevant

Nieman Watchdog

Ready for the Big One: Making the Case for Disaster Preparedness Reporting

Extreme weather may be changing attitudes about disaster reporting, making editors and the public more receptive to stories questioning preparedness