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New Nieman Fellowship to honor Anja Niedringhaus, NF ’07

News December 8, 2014

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard announces a new visual journalism fellowship in honor of Nieman Fellow Anja Niedringhaus, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Associated Press photographer who was shot and killed this year while covering the run-up to elections in Afghanistan. We welcome donations to support next year’s fellowship, described in the letter below, and invite you to learn more about Anja’s remarkable life and work. Read more

Nieman Foundation announces 2014-15 Visiting Fellows

News October 15, 2014

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard has selected six journalists and media executives as Visiting Fellows for the 2014-15 academic year. Each will spend a short period of time at Harvard University to work on an innovative project designed to advance journalism. Read more

Nieman Foundation launches new logo and new websites

News September 11, 2014

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard today unveils a new logo and a redesigned, responsive website that integrates information about Nieman Fellowships with content produced by our three journalistic publications: Nieman Storyboard, Nieman Lab and Nieman Reports. Nieman Storyboard showcases the art and craft of narrative nonfiction; Nieman Lab explores innovation in digital media; and Nieman Reports covers thought leadership in journalism. Read more

It’s time to apply for a visiting Nieman Fellowship

News July 21, 2014

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard wants to hear your idea for making journalism better. Apply for a visiting fellowship spend up to 12 weeks brainstorming with experts on campus and our innovative Nieman Fellows. Journalists and those interested in helping the news industry welcome to apply. Applications are due by Friday, Aug. 29. Read more

2015 Nieman-Berkman Fellows named

News June 30, 2014

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society have selected two journalists as the 2014-2015 Nieman-Berkman Fellows in Journalism Innovation. The fellowship is a collaboration between the two organizations designed to generate new ideas to advance quality journalism in the digital age. Read more

Justin Kaplan, Pulitzer-winning biographer: 1925-2014

News February 27, 2014

Justin Kaplan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author best known for his biographies of literary greats Mark Twain and Walt Whitman and muckraking journalist Lincoln Steffens, died on March 2 in Cambridge, Mass. He also served as editor of Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations. Read more