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Alisa Sopova, NF ’17

Nieman 80: Conflict September 20, 2018

Nieman 80 More Nieman Fellows on exemplary journalism that influenced them When I think about what influenced me as a journalist, a classic example of excellent Russian journalism—which is, I believe, extremely relevant now—comes to … Read more

Wonbo Woo, NF ’16

Nieman 80: Conflict September 20, 2018

Nieman 80 More Nieman Fellows on exemplary journalism that influenced them Robert Krulwich is best known today as the co-host of NPR’s “Radiolab.” But before launching the pioneering podcast and radio show with his … Read more

Maciek Nabrdalik, NF ’17

Nieman 80: Conflict September 20, 2018

In the summer of 2015 while I was in Greece documenting the refugee crisis I had a disturbing encounter with another photojournalist. He said he doesn’t like it when refugees arrive happy, jump out of the boat, and … Read more

Johanna van Eeden, NF ’15

Nieman 80: Conflict September 20, 2018

It is April 1994. I’m a final year student at a university in South Africa—on the threshold of a career in journalism. It is eerily quiet on campus. Most of the students have left for home. I’m staying … Read more

Dina Temple-Raston, NF ’14

Nieman 80: Conflict September 20, 2018

Nieman 80 More Nieman Fellows on exemplary journalism that influenced them You don’t find books; books find you. That’s what essayist Joseph Epstein told us in our writing classes at Northwestern. All these years later, … Read more

Stuart Watson, NF ’08

Nieman 80: Conflict September 20, 2018

When I was just a kid growing up in Albany, Georgia, I pulled down from my dad’s bookcases a coffee-table book published by Life magazine. On page 460 in “The Second World War” was “That 2,000 Yard Stare,” … Read more

Gary Knight, NF ’10

Nieman 80: Conflict September 20, 2018

Nieman 80 More Nieman Fellows on exemplary journalism that influenced them “Vietnam Inc.” changed the way I looked at what photojournalism could be. It had a point of view, subtle … Read more

Linda Robinson, NF ’01

Nieman 80: Conflict September 20, 2018

Nieman 80 More Nieman Fellows on exemplary journalism that influenced them My ninth-grade civics and American history teacher Miss Keister gave me “Winners and Losers” by Gloria Emerson, among the many articles and books … Read more

Alison MacAdam, NF ’14

Nieman 80: Conflict September 20, 2018

I still remember where I was when I heard this story. It was night. I was driving alone—the best time to listen to the radio. Nieman 80 More Nieman Fellows on exemplary journalism that influenced them … Read more

Steve Northup, NF ’74

Nieman 80: Conflict September 20, 2018

Nieman 80 More Nieman Fellows on exemplary journalism that influenced them “Up Front” is a collection of Bill Mauldin’s World War II cartoons featuring Willie and Joe, a pair of dogged infantrymen, who are tired and dirty … Read more