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Investigative Reporter A.C. Thompson Wins the 2011 I.F. Stone Medal

Awards June 14, 2011

A.C. Thompson, a staff reporter for ProPublica whose work frequently exposes social injustice and the abuse of power, is winner of the 2011 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence. The Nieman Foundation will present the award at Boston University on October 4, 2011, during a ceremony co-hosted by BU’s College of Communication. Read more

Award-winning Alabama author Wayne Greenhaw dies

Nieman Notes June 2, 2011

Alabama author and prize-winning journalist Wayne Greenhaw, a 1973 Nieman Fellow, died May 30 following complications from open-heart surgery. Mr. Greenhaw wrote 22 books. His latest, "Fighting the Devil in Dixie," deals with civil rights activists confronting the Ku Klux Klan from the 1950s through the mid-1980s and was published in early January. He was 72. Read more