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Nieman’s 2010 Annual Report

News December 22, 2010

The Nieman Foundation’s 2010 annual report is now online. It highlights the many partnerships the foundation has formed in the interest of strengthening journalism worldwide through Nieman fellowships, print and online projects, conferences and the journalism awards we present each year. The theme of the report this year is collaboration. The foundation owes a deep debt of gratitude for the success of Nieman programs to the support we receive from the Harvard faculty and administration, journalism organizations, contributors, funders, alumni and our own talented, dedicated staff. Read more

Dexter Filkins Leaves The New York Times for The New Yorker

Nieman Notes December 6, 2010

After months of negotiation, Middle East correspondent Dexter Filkins, a 2007 Nieman Fellow, is leaving The New York Times and heading to The New Yorker. This move provides the publication a workhorse and a fully dedicated foreign correspondent at a period when other New Yorker foreign writers either have side-projects or assignments at home. Read more

Nieman contributors examine state of journalism for Harvard International Review

Nieman Notes December 1, 2010

An article by Nieman Curator Bob Giles, “An Emergent Neo-Journalism: The Decline and Renewal of News Media,” has been published in the Fall 2010 issue of the Harvard International Review. The current issue, which is titled “Pressing Change: Journalism in Focus” and is on sale now, features a symposium that examines the state of journalism today and the many sacrifices journalists around the world make in order to do their jobs well. Read more