Nieman Moments

Robert Drew, NF ’55

By Nieman Moments September 18, 2013

A pioneer of cinéma vérité, Drew in 1960 used portable sound and film equipment he helped develop to produce “Primary.” For that documentary, Drew was granted round-the-clock access to presidential candidate John F. Kennedy during a pivotal primary … Read more

Hong Qu, NF ’13

By Nieman Moments September 18, 2013

A member of the startup team that built YouTube, Qu uses his technical knowledge to develop tools for journalists My visiting Fellowship at the Nieman … Read more

Geneva Overholser, NF ’86

By Nieman Moments September 18, 2013

In 1991, The Des Moines Register’s series about a rape victim won a Pulitzer for Public Service. The subject of the series, Nancy Ziegenmeyer, decided to go public after reading a column in which Overholser questioned the practice … Read more

Gene Roberts, NF ’62

By Nieman Moments September 18, 2013

Roberts worked as a reporter in North Carolina before becoming the chief Southern and civil rights correspondent for The New York Times after his Nieman year. He is co-author of Pulitzer winner “The Race Beat: The Press, the … Read more