Nieman Notes

Presidential Dogs

By Nieman Notes March 23, 2009

President Warren G. Harding being photographed in front of the White House with his dog, Laddie. 1922. Photo courtesy of the National Photo Company/Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. “Sasha and Malia, I … Read more

The View From Baku

By Nieman Notes December 15, 2008

Azerbaijan’s presidential candidates debate on public television. Fortunately, the 5-hour flight from Heathrow was nearly empty, and I had three seats to get horizontal. I peered out the window and pictured the geopolitical … Read more