1. “Collaboration Is Really Our Best Protection”

    Live @ Lippmann April 17, 2018

    A French investigative journalist and filmmaker, Laurent Richard is the co-founder of the popular French public television newsmagazine “Cash Investigation,” produced by Premières Lignes. He has also produced several long-form investigative stories for television and oversaw coverage … Read more

  2. “Journalistic Solidarity Can Move Mountains”

    Live @ Lippmann February 26, 2018

    Elena Milashina, who studied music in college, planned to write about arts and culture when she was hired by Novaya Gazeta (“New Newspaper”) in 1997. Instead, she became an investigative journalist for the paper, reporting on the Russian government’s role … Read more

  3. Identifying Mexico’s Missing Persons: Sandra Barrón Ramírez, a 2017 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellow, is designing a universal data standard to organize information about missing persons in Mexico

    By Niemans @ Work February 12, 2018

    In February 2015, Justicia Cotidiana (“Everyday Justice”) hosted a hackathon for journalists, developers, and designers in Mexico City, Mexico. It was there that I first heard the term “black figure” to refer to the disparity between the … Read more

  4. The Science of Journalism

    By Sounding February 8, 2018

    I came into journalism in a roundabout way. I was a voracious reader as a child, growing up in middle-class Nairobi, partly as a retreat from a difficult home situation as my parents’ marriage broke down. I spent hours poring over world maps, absorbing obscure facts from encyclopedias, and reading all manner of novels from Dickens classics to Sweet Valley High. Read more

  5. Five Tools to Rebuild Trust in Media

    By January 3, 2018

    Social media platforms used to be a place to discover interesting people far away, to get hints of breaking news, to connect with your audience, and even a tool for democracy. They could still be all of those things. But … Read more