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Rami Khouri to Speak at Gaza Symposium

Nieman Notes March 25, 2008

Rami Khouri, Class of 2002 and Nieman Advisory Board member, will be among expert voices from the Harvard community and the Boston area to speak at a Gaza Symposium, hosted by Harvard's Kennedy School of Government on March 29. Read more

From Blog to Narrative: Benton Throws Us a Curve

Nieman Notes March 21, 2008

Boredom was not an issue for Roy Peter Clark at last weekend's Nieman Conference on Narrative Journalism. Clark recounts the moment of "great learning" he enjoyed while attending the breakout session "Blogging for Story" presented by Josh Benton, Class of 2008. Read more

Mark Carter Named CCJ Executive Director

Nieman Notes March 16, 2008

Mark Carter, a 20-year veteran media executive, strategist, reporter and executive producer, is the new executive director of the Committee of Concerned Journalists and the Goldenson Chair in Community Broadcasting at the Missouri School of Journalism. He is a member of the Class of 1995. Read more

Global News Enterprises Draws Three Niemans

Nieman Notes March 15, 2008

The Boston Globe's Charles M. Sennott, Class of 2006, will be among a group of veteran foreign correspondents who will be joining Global News Enterprises LLC, the first US-based Web site devoted exclusively to international news, which is set to launch early next year. Read more

Flyp Wants to Help You “Connect the Dots”

Nieman Notes March 10, 2008

FLYP — a newly-launched Web site featuring Juanita Leon, Class of 2007, as Editor-in-Chief — says its goal is to "leverage the real power of the Web into a new kind of story telling ... to engage you in a conversation about the issues, ideas, and developments that are shaping the U.S. today — and tomorrow." Read more

Waiting for a US-Iran Handshake

Nieman Notes March 7, 2008

With Iranian influence growing throughout its region, and America faltering after so many foreign-policy debacles, Iran is hungrily eyeing the prize of regional dominance. Iason Athanasiadis, Class of 2008, talks with one of Iran's diplomatic elite, who could well be one of the officials who end up negotiating the future of the region with Washington. Read more

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