Recent Stories


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

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

Niemans @ Work

Caught in the Crossfire

Holly Williams, NF ’08, witnesses the human toll of the war in Gaza

Niemans @ Work

Behind the Data Curtain

Adam Tanner, NF ’12, looks at how personal data are transforming big business and our private lives

Niemans @ Work

Film as Long-form

Alissa Quart, NF ’10, on the value of “ground up” collaborations that combine words and pictures


Looking Up

A new book of photographs chronicles The Philadelphia Inquirer’s storied past and challenging present


Like Father, Like Daughter

Second-generation reporter Allison Steele reflects on the Inquirer newsroom, now and then

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