Nieman Reports

Spring 2012

What Would You Change If You Were Back In Charge

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Looking back what would they do differently? Six editors take a hard look at newspapers and what it will take for them to stay alive. More investigative journalism, more training, and an embrace of digital initiatives are among the priorities they’d have if they were back in charge. What resonates throughout their essays is the need for coverage that helps citizens and democracy thrive.

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Challenging Ideas

By From the Curator March 19, 2012

Looking back what would they do differently? Six editors take a hard look at newspapers and what it will take for them to stay alive. More investigative journalism, more training, and an embrace of digital initiatives are among the priorities they’d have if they were back in charge. What resonates throughout their essays is the need for coverage that helps citizens and democracy thrive. Read more

Looking Back, Seeing Today

By Opinion March 19, 2012

Between September 2001 and November 2006, I was editor of two Knight Ridder papers, first the Lexington Herald-Leader and then The Philadelphia Inquirer. It was a period of intense turmoil. Today Knight Ridder no longer exists. My job as … Read more

Empty Nest Syndrome

By Opinion March 19, 2012

RELATED ARTICLE “Turn the Newsroom Inside Out” – Mike PrideLike any institution, today’s Concord Monitor is captive to past decisions. Just over two decades ago, before cell phones and the … Read more

The Great Young Hope

By Technology March 19, 2012

I wish I could say that revolutionizing newsrooms like the one I left at the Los Angeles Times in January 2008 is all that’s needed to change the fortunes of American journalism. But I can’t. RELATED ARTICLE … Read more

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Fall 2010: Class Notes

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Niemans Entering and Leaving Office in Colombia Juan Manuel Santos, NF ’88, was elected president of Colombia in June, and he was sworn into office in August. Santos, who received 69 percent … Read more

The Wide Web of Innovation

Journalist’s Trade March 19, 2012

In chronicling the evolution of news, the Nieman Journalism Lab tracks start-ups, identifies innovations, and shares lessons about how quality journalism can thrive in the Internet age. Not every success can be duplicated in another market or niche but by … Read more

Dispatches From a World of Opportunity

Opinion March 19, 2012

Face to Face With ‘False Necessities’ “If I were to sum up what I have learned, what has changed me, from the nine courses I took and the 62 seminars or forums I have attended (and counting!), it would … Read more

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