Nieman Moments

Howard Berkes, NF ’98

By Nieman Moments September 24, 2013

For the last 10 of his 30 years at NPR, Berkes has been a rural affairs correspondent. He also is a veteran Olympics reporter, careening downhill on a luge sled and investigating bribery and corruption … Read more

Simeon Booker, NF ’51

By Nieman Moments September 24, 2013

Working for Jet magazine, Booker covered the civil rights movement for 53 years The Nieman program under Louis M. Lyons was eons ahead of the nation’s press when it came to race relations. In 1950, when I became … Read more

William Marimow, NF ’83

By Nieman Moments September 20, 2013

Marimow, in his second stint as editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer, received the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting in 1985 for his stories about the Philadelphia Police Department K-9 unit. After his exposé revealed that city police dogs had … Read more

Paul Salopek, NF ’12

By Nieman Moments September 20, 2013

A two-time Pulitzer Prize winner who has canoed through rebel-controlled regions of the Congo, Salopek is walking across the world, tracing the path of the first human diaspora out of Africa I was plodding in tight circles in the Ethiopian … Read more

Ying Chan, NF ’96

By Nieman Moments September 20, 2013

Founding director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong, Chan has reported from New York for the Daily News and NBC News as well as Chinese-language dailies … Read more