Walter Lippmann

Re-examining Lippmann’s Legacy

By Features September 20, 2018

Walter Lippmann’s long and extraordinary career embodied what magazine magnate Henry Luce described as the “American Century.” Lippmann chronicled it, tried to understand it, and ultimately shaped American politics, diplomacy, and journalism. Read more

“Harvard Helped Form Lippmann’s Mind”

By September 10, 2018

It would be no surprise to be told that young Walter Lippmann conquered Harvard, conquered its challenges with his intelligence, ambition and wide-ranging curiosity. That one would expect. But he was also conquered by Harvard, both intellectually … Read more

Ben Bradlee: Good Owners Make Good Editors

Opinion October 28, 2014

Benjamin C. Bradlee, the legendary Washington Post editor who died October 21, was known for his eloquence, sharp wit, and speaking truth to power. These qualities are evident in the following stories from Nieman Reports. Bradlee was among … Read more