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Laura Lynch, NF ’00

Nieman 80: Power September 20, 2018

Nieman 80 More Nieman Fellows on exemplary journalism that influenced them I first saw the magnificent three-part documentary series “The Champions” when I was in journalism school in Ottawa. It stood far apart from any other Canadian … Read more

Paula Molina, NF ’13

Nieman 80: Power September 20, 2018

It’s late at night. I have school tomorrow, and I know it’s time for me to be in bed. But I’m sitting in the family car with my dad. There’s a blackout. We hear the sound of police sirens, and … Read more

David Hawpe, NF ’75

Nieman 80: Power September 20, 2018

Nieman 80 More Nieman Fellows on exemplary journalism that influenced them The journalism that most influenced me was Robert Caro’s book “The Power Broker.” One of its messages is that Robert Moses had enormous, … Read more

Re-examining Lippmann’s Legacy

By Features September 20, 2018

Walter Lippmann’s long and extraordinary career embodied what magazine magnate Henry Luce described as the “American Century.” Lippmann chronicled it, tried to understand it, and ultimately shaped American politics, diplomacy, and journalism. Read more

James S. Doyle, NF ’65

Nieman 80: Power September 20, 2018

The leadership of our government became unhinged after 9/11/2001. It took me a long time to face that, and even longer to figure out how and why it happened. Nieman 80 More Nieman Fellows on exemplary … Read more

Georg Diez, NF ’17

Nieman 80: Conflict September 20, 2018

Nieman 80 More Nieman Fellows on exemplary journalism that influenced them It wasn’t the best time of my life, and then again it was, in the way that you realize only later, after it is … Read more

Nina Bernstein, NF ’84

Nieman 80: Conflict September 20, 2018

In 1992, Roy Gutman broke the story of Serbian-run concentration camps where mass executions took place, documenting their place in a campaign of murder, rape, and expulsion designed to eliminate Muslims from most of Bosnia. Nieman 80 … Read more

Emily O’Reilly, NF ’88

Nieman 80: Conflict September 20, 2018

At first glance, “Lost Lives,” this extended piece of journalism in book form, looks like a simple list of names with some brief notes attached to each entry, but to me it is one of the most … Read more

Robert H. Giles, NF ’66

Nieman 80: Conflict September 20, 2018

As World War II stretched into 1944, it became part of the daily ritual in our household on Cleveland’s west side to keep up with the war news in the town’s two newspapers, the Cleveland Press and the … Read more

Ray Jenkins, NF ’65

Nieman 80: Conflict September 20, 2018

The 31,000-word article filled the entire Aug. 31, 1946 issue of The New Yorker magazine—the first anniversary of the detonation of the first atomic bomb at the close of World War II. Although there was no advance … Read more