Nieman Reports Nieman Reports Issues and Articles en-us Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT Mosaics and Marginalia In search of a narrative arc, from the Caucasus to Cairo Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103111|103111 Boston Strong David Abel, NF ’13, on the year that followed the Boston Marathon bombings Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103110|103110 Our Man in China The late William Worthy, NF ’57, on his reporting trip that angered U.S. officials Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103109|103109 Class Notes Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103112|103112 In Praise of Digital An excerpt from the new edition of “The Elements of Journalism” Thu, 07 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103108|103108 The Mobile Majority Smartphones present the next big challenge: engaging mobile users Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103107|103107 Covering the Home Front In a speech to the U.S. delegation to the U.N., Sangar Rahimi, NF ’14, laid out the challenges facing Afghan journalists as the U.S. prepares to leave Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103099|103099 From Chile, with Thanks Paula Molina, NF ’13, on finding local stories of global interest Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103098|103098 Heart of Darkness Margot Adler, NF ’82, ponders the connections  among vampires,Wall Street, and moral complicity Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103097|103097 Ben Smith: The Complete Transcript BuzzFeed editor in chief Ben Smith visits the Nieman Foundation to discuss competition in online media, new models for advertising, and why it's harder than you think to make a good list of cute cat pictures Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103114|103114 The Joy of Scrolling BuzzFeed editor in chief Ben Smith on the challenge of competing with every other piece of content on the Web Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103096|103096 Missing the Story What Nigeria’s kidnapping crisis says about awareness versus understanding Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103095|103095 Talk to the Hand Public health reporters say federal agencies are restricting access and information, limiting their ability to cover crucial health issues Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103106|103106 Quiet Human Moments Amidst Great Strife Photographs by Anja Niedringhaus, NF ’07, killed in Afghanistan while covering election preparations Mon, 07 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103113|103113 “A Sense of Exhilaration and Possibility” The co-founder of Turkey’s 140journos on building a citizen-sustained news agency from scratch Thu, 03 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103103|103103 Chasing Paper with YanukovychLeaks How a team of Ukrainian journalists raced to recover documents that detailed excesses by the country's president Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103102|103102 The Core of Story How comics can enhance reader engagement  and bring new audiences to narrative nonfiction Thu, 26 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103101|103101 Form Follows Function The epic free-verse poem as a vehicle for narrative nonfiction Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103100|103100 Nurturing the Next Generation of Watchdogs Thu, 19 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103105|103105 Rewriting J-School Journalism education has come to the same ominous inflection point that journalism itself has reached—and the stakes are just as high. Universities are shutting down or proposing to shut down journalism schools, or merging them with other departments. Enrollment is falling—dramatically, for graduate programs—while it’s rising at newer institutions and those with an emphasis on digital media. Yet there are hopeful signs as educators and editors are joining forces to accomplish what neither can do so easily on their own—give students real-world reporting experiences and provide daily and in-depth news coverage. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT /reportsitem.aspx?id=103104|103104