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2018 Nieman Journalism Awards Ceremony

Awards May 3, 2018

During a ceremony at Walter Lippmann House on May 3, 2018, the Nieman Foundation honored several investigative journalists and their work by presenting three of the foundation’s annual journalism awards: The I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence, The Taylor Award for Fairness in Journalism, The Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism. Read more

Presentation of the 2014 Worth Bingham Prize and Taylor Family Award

Awards May 7, 2015

The Nieman Foundation presented the 48th annual Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism and the 14th annual Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Journalism on May 7, 2015. The Miami Herald won the Bingham Prize for its comprehensive “Lost Innocents” series, while the Chicago Tribune took home the Taylor Award for “Red Light Cameras.” Taylor finalists were Chicago Magazine for “The Truth About Chicago’s Crime Rates” and The Boston Globe for “The Longest Road.” Read more

The Miami Herald’s “Innocents Lost” series wins Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism

Awards April 1, 2015

The Miami Herald’s meticulously researched and reported “Innocents Lost” series, which examines the deaths of hundreds of children in Florida, has won the 2014 Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism. The Herald’s I-Team explored how 477 children died over a six year period, victims not only of abusive or neglectful caregivers but of a flawed Florida child welfare system. The deaths occurred as Florida reduced the number of children in foster care at the same time it cut services for troubled families. Read more