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Telling the Story of ‘Normal’ Iran

Features January 16, 2015

Iranian journalist Nazila Fathi was a correspondent for The New York Times at the time of the uprisings in Tehran in 2009. Fearing her life was in danger, she hurriedly left Iran with her husband and … Read more

To honor Molly Ivins, journalists turn to playwriting

Opinion January 12, 2015

Almost immediately after the sharp-witted columnist Molly Ivins died in 2007, two fans, Margaret and Allison Engel, twin sisters and journalists, vowed to keep her spirit alive. They wrote a play drawing heavily on her decades of journalism, especially her … Read more

What Charlie Hebdo Means to France

By Opinion January 10, 2015

A 2011 Nieman Fellow, Florence Martin-Kessler attended a vigil in honor of the slain Charlie Hebdo journalists on Wednesday night. “It was very silent, very crowded,” said Martin-Kessler, editor in chief of Live Magazine. “So it was not a march. It … Read more