Archive: Jan 2014

Winter 2014: Class Notes

Nieman Notes January 31, 2014

Nieman Foundation curator Ann Marie Lipinski, NF ’90, welcomes attendees to the 75th anniversary dinner at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. Photo by Lisa Abitbol … Read more

The Future Is Ours

By Feature January 31, 2014

In 1808, as Napoleon’s forces marched across southern Spain, a group of Spanish exiles set up shop across the Atlantic in New Orleans. There, they capitalized on Louisiana’s newly acquired First Amendment rights and churned out a four-page bilingual … Read more

Moral Hazard

By Cover Story: The State of Journalism in China January 31, 2014


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In China, May has 35 days. All mention of June 4th, the day in 1989 on which the Tiananmen Square massacre took place, is forbidden. So Chinese journalists and bloggers get around … Read more

Under Pressure

By Cover Story: The State of Journalism in China January 30, 2014

Two-thousand-and-three was a milestone year for investigative journalism in China. Some media organizations had been transformed from Communist Party propaganda tools into market-oriented news outlets. The Party line had weakened while market influences strengthened, leaving many journalists with an … Read more

Stories To Live By

By Sounding January 29, 2014

Soon after starting high school in Tg. Mures, the small city in Romania’s Transylvania region where I grew up, I began skipping classes. What we want is to give voice to stories nobody has heard, to people who’ve … Read more

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