Jon Palfreman

Nieman Fellow2006

About Jon Palfreman

Jon Palfreman, a 2006 Nieman Fellow, is KEZI Distinguished Professor of Broadcast Journalism at the University of Oregon. A veteran of both U.K. and U.S. television, he has made more than 40 BBC and PBS one-hour documentaries including the Peabody Award-winning series "The Machine That Changed the World," the Emmy Award-winning NOVA program "Siamese Twins," and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Silver Baton winner "Harvest of Fear."

Caught in the Web

By Sensing the Change December 15, 2006

As journalists, we think about what the Web means for work we do in reporting and disseminating news and information. Given its transformative capacity, we can regard the Web as a problem or we can see it as a potential solution to a broader problem that we would have had to face anyway. Read more