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2013 Lukas Awards go to Niemans

Awards April 18, 2013

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Robert Caro, NF ’66, reporter Beth Macy, NF’10, and author Andrew Solomon are winners of the 2013 Lukas Prize Project Awards, honoring the best in American nonfiction writing. Read more

Robert A. Caro wins National Book Critics Circle Award

Nieman Notes March 6, 2013

Robert A. Caro, NF ’66, has won a National Book Critics Circle Award for The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson the fourth installment of his widely acclaimed biography of the 36th president of the United States. Earlier volumes of Caro’s biography of Johnson have won top literary and journalism awards including two Pulitzer Prizes, two previous National Book Critics Circle Awards, the Francis Parkman Prize, and the National Book Award. Read more

Bob Giles wins Yankee Quill Award

Nieman Notes August 15, 2012

Former Nieman curator Bob Giles, NF ’66, will receive a Yankee Quill Award this fall from the Academy of New England Journalists. The annual award recognizes recipients’ contributions to journalistic excellence and broad influence on New England journalism over time. The selection committee was impressed with Giles’ 11 years as director of the Nieman Foundation, including his oversight of programs such as the Nieman Journalism Lab and Nieman Watchdog and his support of narrative journalism. Read more

Bob Giles elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Nieman Notes April 18, 2012

Bob Giles, former curator of the Nieman Foundation and a 1966 Nieman Fellow, is among the 220 new members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The 2012 class — which also includes Hilary Clinton, Melinda Gates, Clint Eastwood, Paul McCartney and Neil Simon — will be inducted at a ceremony on October 6 at the Academy’s headquarters in Cambridge. Read more

Nieman Fellows honored in spring award season

Nieman Notes April 16, 2012

The work of a number of Nieman Fellows has been recognized recently with national journalism awards. Honored Niemans include Hui Siu Fun, NF ’11; Lisa Mullins, NF '10; David Jackson, NF ’09; James Causey, NF ’08; Ken Armstrong, NF ’01; and Melissa Ludtke, NF ’92. Read more

Nieman Fellows examine Latin American journalism

Nieman Notes April 18, 2011

Several Nieman Fellows contributed to the latest issue of ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America, published by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies. The new magazine focuses on “Journalism of the Americas” and features articles by Mónica Almeida NF ’09, Rosental Alves NF ’88, Alfredo Corchado NF ’09, Bob Giles NF ’66, Juanita León NF ’07, Graciela Mochkofsky NF ’09 and Raúl Peñaranda NF ’08. 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

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