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Exploring the Gates of Harvard with Blair Kamin, NF ’13

Nieman Notes July 23, 2013

In a new interview with Harvard Magazine, Pulitzer-Prize winning author and Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin explains what drew him to research the 25 wrought-iron gates of Harvard. His interest in the subject as a 2013 Nieman fellow turned into a January-term class for undergraduates and ultimately, a new Nieman e-book, “The Gates of Harvard Yard: The Complete Story, in Words and Pictures, of a Great University’s Iconic Portals,” which is due out in August. Learn more Read more

Remembering Kirsty Milne, NF ’04

Nieman Notes July 12, 2013

Kirsty Milne, a 2004 Nieman Fellow and former editor of the New Statesman, has died. She joined the magazine in 1993 after it merged with her former paper, New Society. Milne wrote reviews and features for the NS and other publications, including the Times, Telegraph and a politics column for The Scotsman. She also worked at the BBC and as a freelance writer, including time as a theater critic. Read more

Nieman Foundation and Berkman Center name joint fellows

News July 8, 2013

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society have selected two journalists as the 2013-2014 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