Afghanistan

Killing Journalists with Impunity

By Watchdog October 20, 2015

When the committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) launched its 2015 Global Impunity Index—a survey of countries with the worst records for solving the murders of journalists—it was no surprise that Mexico, a country with a long track … Read more

Covering the Home Front

By Niemans @ Work July 17, 2014

I started working in the media with the hope of bringing change. My main hope was to help my people understand their rights and obligations as citizens, to monitor the government’s performance, and hold accountable the wrongdoers. Journalists … Read more

A Day When Nothing Dramatic Happened

By April 7, 2014

Our Nieman class, arriving in the fall of 2006, had a contingent of journalists who came to leafy, placid Cambridge from covering Iraq and Afghanistan. For them, the year was in large part about getting distance from war. Not having … Read more

Remembering Anja Niedringhaus

April 4, 2014

Anja Niedringhaus, who was killed April 4 while covering election preparations in Afghanistan, had photographed wars and conflicts for two decades. In 2005, the Associated Press photographer shared a Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography for coverage of the … Read more