Photojournalist Lynsey Addario delivered the 36th Joe Alex Morris Jr. Memorial Lecture at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism on Jan. 18, 2018. Addario covers important news and feature stories around the globe and regularly works for The New York Times, National Geographic and Time magazine. Since September 11, 2001, she has reported on conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Lebanon, Darfur, South Sudan and Congo. She also photographs feature stories on humanitarian and human rights issues across the Middle East, South Asia and Africa, with a specific focus on women’s issues.
The annual lecture honors an American overseas correspondent or commentator on foreign affairs.