Archive: Feb 2015

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Dori J. Maynard, NF ’93, dies

Nieman Notes February 25, 2015

Dori J. Maynard, a 1993 Nieman Fellow and president of the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education who was a longtime advocate for improving newsroom diversity, died February 24th at her home in West Oakland, California, from … Read more

Niemans’ Work Wins Polk Award

Nieman Notes February 20, 2015

The staff of The Seattle Times has won a George Polk Award for environmental reporting for their coverage of the Oso, Wash., mudslides. The awards committee highlighted two exemplary articles, both written in part by Ken Armstrong, a 2001 … Read more

Kevin Sites, NF ’10, Authors Book

Nieman Notes February 17, 2015

Kevin Sites’s “Swimming with the Warlords: A Dozen-Year Journey Across the Afghan War” was published by Harper Perennial in October. He is an assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong’s Media Studies Centre. Read more

Jenifer McKim, NF’ 08, Wins Award

Nieman Notes February 17, 2015

Jenifer McKim, a senior investigative reporter for the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, received a Publick Occurrences award from the New England Newspaper and Press Association. She was recognized for her work chronicling fatalities among children … Read more