Nieman 80

The Nieman 80

On the 80th anniversary of the Nieman Foundation, Nieman Fellows reflect on the journalism that’s left an indelible mark on them and their careers Read more

Recent Stories

“It Is Really Hard to Know What is Real”

A new report from Project Information Literacy offers insights about engaging younger consumers with the news

Opinion

The Great Disconnect: How Journalists at Local and National Outlets Are Evolving Different Skill Sets

Journalists who start their careers at national outlets on the East Coast learn different skills from those working in local news—and each can learn from the other

Books

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In his new book "Recovered Memory," Frank Van Riper meditates on his career in newspapers from the 1960s to the 1980s

From the Curator

A Global Curriculum That Has Shaped Generations of Journalists

Nieman Fellows reflect on the journalism that left an indelible mark on them

Opinion: Diversity

How Journalists of Color Are Redefining Newsroom Culture

For decades, news organizations have talked about the importance of diversity. Now it’s time to make it work

“… Go to War I Did, and at Considerable Trouble”

Associated Press correspondent Ruth Cowan fought generals and editors to become one of the first women credentialed to cover World War II

Opinion: Ethics

The New Yorker’s Real Mistake with Bannon

Who has the media been ignoring because it’s given so much attention to Bannon and others who think like him?

Features

Where Does Journalism End and Activism Begin?

The polarized political moment raises fresh questions in newsrooms about the line between reporting and advocacy

Features

Why We Need More Journalism Courses Taught in Prison

For those incarcerated, the study of journalism can aid rehabilitation by providing tangible skills and a chance to increase understanding of prisoners’ experiences

Opinion

Help Wanted: West Virginia Is Looking for the Next Generation of Local Newspaper Owners

The West Virginia Press Association and West Virginia University are launching a new effort to replenish the shrinking pool of independent community news publishers