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Events

The Nieman Foundation hosts dozens of events at Lippmann House each year, featuring leading researchers, scientists, artists, writers, historians, economists and others who explore the world of ideas with Nieman Fellows and Foundation guests. Journalists and media experts also discuss the latest challenges and opportunities in journalism.

Awards

Elena Milashina Receives Lyons Award

In recognition of her groundbreaking and persistent investigative reporting on human rights abuses in Russia while enduring threats from powerful figures, Nieman Fellows in the class of 2018 at Harvard University have selected Elena Milashina for the Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism. She was also … Read more
Awards

2018 Joe Alex Morris Jr. Memorial Lecture

Photojournalist Lynsey Addario delivered the 36th Joe Alex Morris Jr. Memorial Lecture at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism on Jan. 18, 2018. Addario covers important news and feature stories around the globe and regularly works for The New York Times, National Geographic and Time magazine. Read more
Conferences

Covering Housing: A Workshop for Journalists

March 16-18, 2017, the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard hosted an intensive training workshop for journalists on covering housing and related issues. Our goal was to bring together a diverse group of reporters, academics, researchers and practitioners in order to … Read more
Talks

MisinfoCon: A Summit and Creative Studio on Misinformation

The Nieman Foundation kicked off the MisinfoCon conference on Feb. 24, 2017, with a series of lightning talks exploring the psychology of misinformation and strategies to strengthen the trustworthiness of information across the entire news ecosystem. When does misinformation matter? Emily Thorson – Boston College Rumor Gauge: Automatic detection … Read more
Awards

Lewis W. Diuguid Receives Lyons Award

In recognition of his commitment to excellence in journalism as well as his work as a newsroom leader and role model for young journalists, Nieman Fellows in the class of 2017 at Harvard University selected Lewis W. Diuguid for the 2017 Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in … Read more
Awards

2016 Joe Alex Morris Jr. Memorial Lecture

Kathleen Carroll, executive editor and senior vice president of The Associated Press, presented the 35th Joe Alex Morris Jr. Memorial Lecture on Dec. 1, 2016. Carroll is the top news executive of the world’s largest independent news agency, a role she has held since 2002. She is responsible for news content in … Read more
Conferences

The Pulitzer Centennial

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard was honored to host the capstone marquee event for The Pulitzer Prizes’ year-long Centennial Celebration in 2016. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, composers, authors, poets and playwrights convened at Harvard on September 10 & 11 to debate, discuss — and perform — the theme “Power: Accountability and Abuse. Read more