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Conway on Tour with New Book, Documentary

Nieman Notes October 25, 2007

Lorie Conway, Class of 1994 and Vice President of the Nieman Advisory Board, is now on tour with her book and film, Forgotten Ellis Island – The Extraordinary Story of America’s Immigrant Hospital. Lorie hosted the world premiere of the documentary in the Great Hall at Ellis Island on Monday, October 22. Read more

Journalist’s Murder Echoes Reality of Deadly War

Nieman Notes October 16, 2007

Washington Post reporter Salih Saif Aldin was recently killed in Iraq while covering a story for his newspaper. More than 100 Iraqi journalists have died since the start of the Iraq war. New York Times reporter Abdul Razzaq al-Saiedi, Class of 2008, talks about the danger of covering a nation in battle, especially for Iraqis who work for the international media. Read more