Archive: May 2013

Public Service Work

By Watchdog May 16, 2013

Margaret Engel, a longtime champion of nonprofit journalism, hopes more foundations (including small, locally based ones) will start to recognize the essential public service work of news organizations—and will realize that their communities' needs are less likely to be met if reporters aren't out there exposing them. Read more

2012 Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism

May 13, 2013

During the 2012 Worth Bingham Prize dinner, New York Times reporter Sam Dolnick talked about the work that went into his award-winning series “Unlocked: Inside New Jersey’s Halfway Houses.” Nieman curator Ann Marie Lipinski and journalist Clara … Read more

“Terrorism Has No Religion”

By May 10, 2013

Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa, King of Bahrain, came to the throne in 1999. Since then, he has expanded the rights of women, modernized his country, and established Bahrain as a financial center in the region. Two years ago, on … Read more

Reporting on Radicalization

By May 8, 2013

Massachusetts Institute of Technology student Hajar Boughoula of Tunisia writes a message on the ground with chalk near a makeshift memorial for fallen MIT police officer Sean Collier on the school’s campus in Cambridge. Photo by … Read more

How Latinos Are Seen and Heard in America

May 3, 2013

The demographics of the United States are rapidly changing and Latinos are playing an increasingly important role in politics and in the nation’s broader public discourse. During a special event at the Nieman Foundation, three leading journalists discussed how … Read more