Their project, which sends postcards to individuals around the world containing idyllic photos of Donetsk, Ukraine juxtaposed with death notices, has sought to raise awareness of lost lives in Ukraine.
Some of journalism's biggest names commanding the nation’s most pressing news stories, along with dozens of renowned writers and artists, flocked Sanders Theatre this weekend for a star studded celebration of the Pulitzer Prize’s 100-year anniversary.
The Nieman Foundation for Journalism announced Tuesday that 24 journalists have been selected for the 2017 class of Nieman Fellows, ranging from reporters and filmmakers, to news executives.
Alex S. Jones, who will depart in July, joined the center in 2000, making him its longest-serving director. Before coming to Harvard, Jones was a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for The New York Times and a host for NPR’s “On the Media” and PBS’s “Media Matters.”
Jill Dougherty and Bruce Allyn, senior fellow at the Harvard Negotiation Project, told attendees at Monday's event that they should consider Russia in a historical perspective.
The first day of classes this year, I became confused when I tried to exit Canaday through the large semi-circular gates behind the dorm. The gates were locked. How odd.
In this day and age, information abounds, but it is increasingly difficult to discern what information is accurate and reliable. What does this mean for the future of journalism? FM decided to ask the experts. Luckily, 24 of the world’s most accomplished journalists are right here at Harvard’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism, which celebrated its 75th anniversary this weekend. We asked some of the Nieman Fellows to describe in 100 words what they envision for the journalism of tomorrow.
LBJ biographer Robert Caro, Nieman Fellow ’66, shares anecdotes from his career in an interview with The Washington Post's Anne Hull, Nieman Fellow '95. The Nieman Foundation celebrated its 75th anniversary at The Charles Hotel on Saturday.
Robert A. Caro, a 1966 Nieman Fellow and an acclaimed biographer of Lyndon B. Johnson, described his decades-long journey of uncovering the former president’s life and political career in front of an audience of other Nieman Fellows as part of the Nieman Foundation’s 75th Anniversary Celebration.
A class of 12 U.S. reporters and 12 international journalists will study at the Walter Lippman House, home to the Nieman Foundation, in the upcoming academic year. The Nieman Fellows will temporarily leave their careers to research and study at Harvard.
Nieman Fellow David Abel chronicles his experience at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, where he was filming a documentary, during a panel at the Nieman Foundation on Wednesday evening. Initially, he thought the first explosion 10 feet away from him was a system malfunction; but after the second bomb, just like when the second plane hit the Second Tower, he knew it was an attack.
Seth Mnookin details his experience listening to the Boston Police Scanner after hearing about the death of Officer Sean Collier throughout the night until 6 am in Watertown. As a Graduate Student at MIT studying Scientific Writing, he was an active tweeter logging the event for the New Yorker.
Speaking at a panel discussion at the Walter Lippmann House Wednesday evening, several professional journalists said that Twitter fundamentally shaped the way they covered the Boston Marathon bombings and the ensuing shootout and manhunt.
Retired U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Thomas James Brennan discusses overcoming PTSD after serving in Afghanistan, Monday evening in the Barker Center. Brennan and his co-panelist, Nieman fellow and photojournalist Finbarr O’Reilly, also spoke of their upcoming book about the development of their friendship and the repercussions of psychological trauma upon their return from the war.