Archive: Sep 2014

Crusader and Mentor

By Nieman Notes September 11, 2014

John Seigenthaler, NF ’59, who died July 11 at age 86, was a throwback to the crusading newspaper editor of legend. During his 39 years at The (Nashville) Tennessean—as reporter, editor, publisher and chairman—the newspaper drove criminal politicians from office, … Read more

Anna Holmes

By Diversity September 11, 2014

Related Article Where Are the Women? Why we need more female newsroom leaders PLUS Read more stories from prominent female leaders The gatekeepers, the managers, could do well to constantly push themselves to broaden their … Read more

Making Us Believers

By Nieman Notes September 11, 2014

Margot Adler, NF ’82, a longtime correspondent for NPR, died of cancer at her home in New York on July 28. She was 68. Adler joined NPR in 1979 as a general assignment reporter. She covered a wide variety of … Read more

Geneva Overholser

By Diversity September 11, 2014

Related Article Where Are the Women? Why we need more female newsroom leaders PLUS Read more stories from prominent female leaders The newsroom culture desperately needs to shift from the old “We journalists know news, … Read more

Debra Adams Simmons

By Diversity September 11, 2014

Related Article Where Are the Women? Why we need more female newsroom leadersPLUS Read more stories from prominent female leaders I had women who nurtured my career and helped me grow as a newsroom leader. Read more

Wanda Lloyd

By Diversity September 11, 2014

Related Article Where Are the Women? Why we need more female newsroom leadersPLUS Read more stories from prominent female leaders Bringing women and people of color into an organization means also respecting them for their … Read more