Bill Kovach

About Bill Kovach

Bill Kovach, a 1989 Nieman Fellow, was curator of the Nieman Foundation from 1989 to 2000. He is the co-author of “The Elements of Journalism.”

The Roots of Our Responsibility

By Curator's Corner December 15, 1999

The American press was halfway through the century just ended before journalists began to talk seriously about press responsibility. A letter Henry Luce wrote to Robert Hutchins, President of the University of Chicago, prompted this conversation. “I know what my … Read more

The Roots of Our Responsibility

By Curator's Corner December 15, 1999

The American press was halfway through the century just ended before journalists began to talk seriously about press responsibility. A letter Henry Luce wrote to Robert Hutchins, President of the University of Chicago, prompted this conversation. “I know what my … Read more

The Roots of Our Responsibility

By Curator's Corner December 15, 1999

The American press was halfway through the century just ended before journalists began to talk seriously about press responsibility. A letter Henry Luce wrote to Robert Hutchins, President of the University of Chicago, prompted this conversation. "I know what … Read more