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Let’s Retire the “Leaving Journalism” Fallacy

Your career as a journalist doesn’t have to be a one-way trip.

85th Anniversary

A World Where Those with Weapons Have Absolute Authority

When you’re covering war in your own country, the gap between you and the rest of humanity feels overwhelming.

Features

The Fox News of France

How French billionaire Vincent Bolloré and CNews have reshaped political discourse in Paris and beyond

85th Anniversary

My Life of Chasing Big Scoops, Catching Shit, and Shoveling It for Applause

Between working at the circus and covering Alabama politics, I've met a lot of clowns.

Callout

Impacted by Layoffs? We Want to Hear From You

Introducing a new survey and research project by the Institute for Independent Journalists Foundation and Nieman Reports

85th Anniversary

Three Months in a Zimbabwean Prison Couldn’t Stop Me from Reporting on Corruption

Political elites were looting Covid relief funds, but that was just the first part of the story.

85th Anniversary

Uncovering a Hospital’s Predatory Debt-Collection Process and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

If poverty isn’t an accident, but a robbery, then there are thieves with names that journalists can uncover.

Interview

An Antidote to the Minimization of the Long Covid Crisis

Why the founders of The Sick Times have made it their mission to report on overlooked perspectives from Covid long haulers

Opinion

The Year in Media: Tragedy, Absurdity, and a Few Rays of Hope

It’s been a bumpy ride — and the AI apocalypse looms just around the corner

Top Stories 2023

Nieman Reports’ Top 5 Opinion Pieces of 2023

As 2023 winds down, here are 5 columns from the past year we at Nieman Reports think are worth a (re)read

Top Stories 2023

Nieman Reports’ Top 5 Interviews of 2023

As 2023 winds down, here are 5 interviews from the past year we at Nieman Reports think are worth a (re)read

Top Stories 2023

Nieman Reports’ Top 5 Feature Stories of 2023

As the year winds down, here are 5 feature stories we at Nieman Reports think are worth a (re)read