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Phillip Martin, NF ’98

Nieman 80: Race September 20, 2018

The late Danny Schechter’s examination of apartheid-era South Africa shaped my path from radio intern in the 1970s to senior investigative reporter at WGBH in Boston exploring social injustice. Schechter, NF ’78, provided analyses and views of the anti-apartheid movement … Read more

Nicholas Quah, NF ’17

Nieman 80: Race September 20, 2018

Nieman 80 More Nieman Fellows on exemplary journalism that influenced them “What a Fraternity Hazing Death Revealed About the Painful Search for an Asian-American Identity” was the article that broke me wide open. I … Read more

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