About Murrey Marder
Murrey Marder, a 1950 Nieman Fellow, is a former chief diplomatic reporter with The Washington Post. Marder (1919–2013) made his name on the “red beat,” where he was among the first to challenge U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy. He was also the sponsor of the Nieman Watchdog project (www.niemanwatchdog.org) through the creation of The Murrey and Frances Marder Fund at the Nieman Foundation.