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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

Subina Shrestha, NF ’17

Nieman 80: People September 20, 2018

Nieman 80 More Nieman Fellows on exemplary journalism that influenced them Growing up in Nepal under the autocratic monarchy I did not know that journalists could tell stories about underdogs. The government only broadcast … Read more

Eli Reed, NF ’83

Nieman 80: People September 20, 2018

My appreciation for the long-form photographic essay began with work published in Life magazine. A number of photo essays captured my attention. Two by legendary Life photographer W. Eugene Smith pushed me beyond the obvious surface of life. The first, … Read more

Rami Khouri, NF ’02

Nieman 80: People September 20, 2018

I first read Jeffrey Fleishman’s 2007 article about poor roof dwellers in Cairo nearly 10 years after he wrote it, while I was teaching a course at the American University of Beirut on narrative reporting and the legacy of Anthony … Read more

Amy Webb, NF ’15

Nieman 80: Race September 20, 2018

Nieman 80 More Nieman Fellows on exemplary journalism that influenced them By any measure, we are living through a golden age of journalism and the impact is palpable. But as we enter the third … Read more