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Kalpana Jain, NF ’09

Nieman 80: Power September 20, 2018

I entered journalism in the late 1980s—about 40 years after India gained freedom from British colonial rule. The media environment, in large part, was shaped by this colonial history. Many English language newspapers were launched by colonists for colonists, and … Read more

Steve Oney, NF ’82

Nieman 80: Power September 20, 2018

Nieman 80 More Nieman Fellows on exemplary journalism that influenced them One of the eternal struggles for journalists is between the need to belong to something bigger than themselves and the urge for independence. Nearly every reporter … Read more

María Ramírez, NF ’18

Nieman 80: Power September 20, 2018

Nieman 80 More Nieman Fellows on exemplary journalism that influenced them “The Money Shot” is a story about the male porn industry in Los Angeles and the suicide of one of its stars. It … Read more

Tangeni Amupadhi, NF ’07

Nieman 80: Power September 20, 2018

In my 11 years at The Namibian, Namibia’s largest daily newspaper, we have never published an investigative story that was more widely read than one earlier this year about a $10,000 bed and other furniture worth more than $100,000 that … Read more

Julia Keller, NF ’98

Nieman 80: Power September 20, 2018

As cultural critic at the Chicago Tribune for a dozen years, I was sometimes called upon to write the big, epic think pieces that necessarily follow in the wake of big, epic events. The dawn of the new millennium. Columbine. Read more

Andreas Harsono, NF ’00

Nieman 80: Power September 20, 2018

Indonesia’s transition since 1998 from the Suharto military dictatorship to democracy has presented journalists with many challenges. Indonesia’s Press Council estimates the country now has 43,000 news organizations from fewer than 300 in 1998. In addition, Indonesia is the largest … Read more

“Harvard Helped Form Lippmann’s Mind”

By September 10, 2018

It would be no surprise to be told that young Walter Lippmann conquered Harvard, conquered its challenges with his intelligence, ambition and wide-ranging curiosity. That one would expect. But he was also conquered by Harvard, both intellectually … Read more