2009 Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism

Awards March 4, 2010

To begin our awards program, I want to invite to the podium for a few remarks Clara Bingham. She is a former White House correspondent for Newsweek. She wrote "Women on the Hill: Challenging the Culture of Congress" and co-authored "Class Action: The Story of Lois Jenson and the Landmark Case that Changed the Sexual Harassment Law." Read more

2009 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence

Awards October 1, 2009

The Nieman Foundation presented the 2009 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence to Jon Alpert. An investigative reporter, producer and documentary filmmaker whose career has spanned more than 35 years, Alpert has reported on diverse topics ranging from homelessness and health care to post-war Vietnam and criminals in New Jersey. Read more

2009 Joe Alex Morris Jr. Lecture

Awards February 5, 2009

When I'm working on my stories by candlelight in Nairobi... when the power in the neighborhood is off for no good reason and dogs are barking while I'm recording in my little home studio... and when I'm screaming profanities because the batteries in the machine are running low... the last thing I'm thinking is that the folks at Harvard want to know about my job. Read more

2005 Joe Alex Morris Jr. Lecture

Awards March 8, 2005

What do you say when your real life far exceeds your wildest dreams? I once heard a comedian answer, "Keep it to yourself." And while there are an increasing number of comedians masquerading as journalists, I am not yet ready to quit my day job. Read more