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Terror at Home, Abroad

Cover Story June 13, 2013

Click to enlarge. Image courtesy of the Newseum As the Boston Marathon bombing story continued to develop over the weekend, Nieman Fellows reported on the events, offering perspective from around the … Read more

“The Story of a Lifetime”

By Cover Story June 13, 2013

Brian McGrory, 51, was named editor of The Boston Globe just four months before the Boston Marathon bombings captured the world’s attention. Ten days into that coverage, McGrory spoke with David L. Marcus, NF ’96, the Globe’s former diplomatic correspondent, … Read more

Social Media and the Boston Bombings

By Cover Story June 13, 2013

In a breaking news situation, journalists get an adrenaline rush. There is a palpable eagerness to get the scoop, to be the first to bring the story to the public. In today’s world of social media, mobile phones, and real-time … Read more

Reporting on Radicalization

By Cover Story June 13, 2013

Massachusetts Institute of Technology student Hajar Boughoula of Tunisia writes a message on the ground with chalk near a makeshift memorial for fallen MIT police officer Sean Collier on the school’s campus in Cambridge. Read more