Awards

Lewis W. Diuguid Receives Lyons Award

Awards February 15, 2017

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 … Read more

2016 Joe Alex Morris Jr. Memorial Lecture

Awards December 1, 2016

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 … Read more

2016 J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards

Awards May 10, 2016

The 2016 J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards were presented at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard on May 10, 2016. The awards honor the best in American nonfiction writing and are co-administered by the … Read more

Presentation of the 2015 Worth Bingham Prize and Taylor Family Award

Awards May 4, 2016

The Nieman Foundation presented the 49th annual Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism and the 14th annual Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Journalism on May 4, 2016. The Tampa Bay Times has won Bingham Prize for its series “Failure Factories” while The Associated Press took home the Taylor Award with its trailblazing series “Seafood From Slaves.” Taylor finalists were “An Unbelievable Story of Rape,” a collaboration between The Marshall Project and ProPublica; and “Insult to Injury: America’s Vanishing Worker Protections,” another collaborative series produced by ProPublica together with NPR. Read more

Presentation of the 2014 Worth Bingham Prize and Taylor Family Award

Awards May 7, 2015

The Nieman Foundation presented the 48th annual Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism and the 14th annual Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Journalism on May 7, 2015. The Miami Herald won the Bingham Prize for its comprehensive “Lost Innocents” series, while the Chicago Tribune took home the Taylor Award for “Red Light Cameras.” Taylor finalists were Chicago Magazine for “The Truth About Chicago’s Crime Rates” and The Boston Globe for “The Longest Road.” Read more

Hasan Cemal and Turkish journalists honored at Harvard’s Nieman Foundation

Awards March 12, 2015

Turkish journalist Hasan Cemal received the Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism on March 12, 2015 at Harvard University. Nieman Fellows in the class of 2015 chose Cemal for the honor in recognition of a long career dedicated to championing freedom of the press in Turkey and as a representative of all Turkish journalists working today under increasingly difficult conditions. Cemal is the co-founding president of P24: Platform for Independent Journalism. Read more

2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence

Awards February 5, 2015

Filmmaker Laura Poitras was the recipient of the 2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence, awarded each year by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard. Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of “Democracy Now!,” also received a special I.F. Stone lifetime achievement award. The two journalists were honored at a ceremony at Harvard University on February 5, 2015. Read more

2014 Joe Alex Morris Jr. Memorial Lecture

Awards November 6, 2014

New York Times senior photographer and two-time Pulitzer winner Tyler Hicks presented the 34th Joe Alex Morris Jr. Memorial Lecture at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard on Nov. 14, 2013. The annual lecture honors an American overseas correspondent or commentator on foreign affairs. Read more