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The Man from Lesterland

April 25, 2013

Lawrence Lessig, in conversation with Nieman Foundation curator Ann Marie Lipinski. Photo by Jonathan Seitz. [View the story “The Man from Lesterland” on Storify] … Read more

Twitter, Credibility and The Watertown Manhunt

By April 19, 2013

Twitter coverage of the manhunt in Watertown marks a wake-up call to journalists everywhere. Even more remarkable are the implications for ordinary citizens who, without a press pass, intentionally plant themselves on the scene to witness and tweet what they … Read more

You Can’t Rush Great Journalism

By Watchdog April 18, 2013

Photojournalist and filmmaker Molly Bingham writes that good journalism takes time—including time on the ground. And if we can't find some way to afford it, then our journalism will suffer. Third in a series of Q. and A.’s with former Nieman Fellows about the past, present and future of watchdog reporting. Read more

Niemans Cover the Boston Marathon Bombs

By April 16, 2013

A selection of stories by Niemans about the Boston attacks The explosions at the Boston Marathon made front-page news around the world, with Liberation in Paris, El Pais in Madrid, and The Jerusalem Post in Israel carrying coverage … Read more

Remembering Anthony Lewis

By April 12, 2013

Anthony Lewis, a former New York Times reporter and columnist, author, and longtime advocate for free speech and justice, has died at the age of 85. A Nieman Fellow in the class of 1957, Lewis was a constitutional law … Read more