Archive: Sep 2013

Raul Peñaranda, NF ’08

By Nieman Moments September 24, 2013

The former editor in chief of the Bolivian daily Página Siete, Peñaranda is a fierce proponent of press freedom. To produce a series called “Journey to the Heart of Bolivia,” he sent reporters and photographers to towns so small … Read more

Philip Meyer, NF ’67

By Nieman Moments September 24, 2013

A reporter in the Washington bureau of the Knight newspapers, Meyer arrived at Harvard to learn how to apply social science research to reporting. The result: The invention of precision journalism … Read more

A.B. Guthrie Jr., NF ’45

By Nieman Moments September 24, 2013

Guthrie (1901–1991), who spent 21 years at The Lexington (Ky.) Leader, called the Nieman Fellowship his “big break.” English professor Theodore Morrison helped him write the novel “The Way West,” which won the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction … Read more