1. A Newsman’s Style as Envoy in Africa

    By Books June 15, 1998

    When one thinks of how an ambassador’s career gets started, a rocky beach and seagulls don’t likely come to mind. But this is how Smith Hempstone, a former Editor-in-Chief of The Washington Times and 1965 Nieman Fellow, says he first … Read more

  2. ‘We Had No Place to Save the Stories’

    By Features June 17, 2024

    As a cub reporter at The Associated Press in the early 1960s, Kelly Tunney was captivated by the stories she heard from her older co-workers. There was Frank “Pappy” Noel, her colleague in Tallahassee, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer who, on … Read more

  3. A History of the AR-15

    By Niemans @ Work March 12, 2024

    Cameron McWhirter, NF ’07, on the reporting behind the book “American Gun”  Zusha Elinson and I are reporters for The Wall Street Journal. He works out of San Francisco; I work out of Atlanta. We’ve covered a lot of mass … Read more

  4. Generation #Branded

    By Features February 26, 2024

    Part of Izzy Gutierrez’s job as an intern at Nashville TV station WSMV was to produce peppy Instagram reels about what happens behind the scenes at the station’s lifestyle show, Today in Nashville. There was Gutierrez getting ready for … Read more