Nieman 80: People

Gabe Bullard, NF ’15

Nieman 80: People September 20, 2018

Sometime around the point when “Saturday Night Live” did a parody of “Serial,” a joke passed among audio producers that “Serial” invented podcasts. It didn’t, of course, but in a lot of ways, it may as well … Read more

Ana Lourdes Cárdenas, NF ’01

Nieman 80: People September 20, 2018

Some stories endure, not simply because of the subject matter but for the depth of reporting and quality of writing. Sonia Nazario’s masterpiece “Enrique’s Journey” is without a question one of those stories. Nieman 80 More … Read more

Lolly Bowean, NF ’17

Nieman 80: People September 20, 2018

In her illustrious, richly crafted book “The Warmth of Other Suns,” Isabel Wilkerson brilliantly shows the journey that many African-Americans embarked on during the Great Migration. But it’s another Wilkerson work that I return to, over and over, as a … Read more

Lorie Conway, NF ’94

Nieman 80: People September 20, 2018

I had never heard of the musician Sixto Rodriguez before watching “Searching for Sugar Man,” the recipient of both the American Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature and the British Academy of Film and Television … Read more

Clarence Jones, NF ’64

Nieman 80: People September 20, 2018

As a newspaper reporter, I looked down my nose at TV “talent” who called themselves journalists. My colleagues and I thought TV reporters were hired for their looks and their voices, and because they could read well what their producers … Read more

Alex S. Jones, NF ’82

Nieman 80: People September 20, 2018

It was the mid-’60s and I was in college and a guy I had never heard of—an alumnus of my college [Washington and Lee University] as it happened—was coming to speak. He was a journalist from New York. I was … Read more

Anita Harris, NF ’82

Nieman 80: People September 20, 2018

Nieman 80 More Nieman Fellows on exemplary journalism that influenced them A newly minted college grad, in 1970, I happened to catch a rerun of “Harvest of Shame” on TV while I was working … Read more

Mary Jordan, NF ’90

Nieman 80: People September 20, 2018

“Mrs. Kelly’s Monster” has never left me. “The heartbeat goes pop, pop, pop, 70 beats a minute.” Nieman 80 More Nieman Fellows on exemplary journalism that influenced them In his December 12, 1978 … Read more

Mary Meehan, NF ’16

Nieman 80: People September 20, 2018

At the Kentucky Derby women wear ridiculously elaborate hats and heels they regret within the hour. The horses are sleek and strong and beautiful. And, bonus, there’s always bourbon. When Seattle Slew won the … Read more

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