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

Journalism in Eastern Europe: Who controls the media?

Conferences May 5, 2011

The end of the Cold War and the collapse of a dozen totalitarian states 20 years ago triggered the emergence of democracy in the region previously known as the Communist bloc. Each country took its own path: Some are now full democracies and part of the European Union, some struggle with fragile democracies and some remain de facto authoritarian regimes. Read more

2010 Christopher J. Georges Conference on College Journalism

Conferences April 16, 2010

The 2010 Christopher J. Georges Conference on College Journalism was held at Lippmann House, home of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, on April 16-17. More than 70 students from a dozen college newspapers participated in a series of talks and workshops led by award-winning journalists and news executives. Read more