The Pulitzer Centennial

Conferences September 11, 2016

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

Nieman Foundation’s 75th Anniversary Celebration

Conferences September 27, 2013

Thanks to all who attended our 75th anniversary weekend and made it such a tremendous success. Watch videos of Saturday sessions including LBJ biographer Robert Caro, NF '66, discussing his life's work with The Washington Post's Anne Hull, NF '95; The 90-Minute Nieman, a lightning-round in which seven leading thinkers from Harvard and MIT present provocative ideas; and more. Read more

Journalism and the Boston Marathon Bombings

Conferences May 1, 2013

The Boston Marathon bombings may well have been America's first fully interactive national tragedy. During a roundtable conversation on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, invited guests and audience members discussed what we can learn from the coverage of the Marathon bombings. Read more

Global Interests / Local Failures

Conferences April 12, 2012

On Thursday evening, April 12, our panel discussed what it takes for journalists to accurately tell international stories that have economic, scientific, cultural, political and public health impact; and how these complex, global subjects are still being covered well, even as journalism reinvents itself online and via social media. Read more

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