Conferences

Covering Housing: A Workshop for Journalists

Conferences March 16, 2017

March 16-18, 2017, the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard hosted an intensive training workshop for journalists on covering housing and related issues. Our goal was to bring together a diverse group of reporters, academics, researchers and practitioners in order to help journalists deepen their reporting skills and expand their thinking around housing issues and how they intersect with all beats. Read more

The Pulitzer Centennial

Conferences September 11, 2016

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard was honored to host the capstone marquee event for The Pulitzer Prizes’ year-long Centennial Celebration in 2016. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, composers, authors, poets and playwrights convened at Harvard on September 10 & 11 to debate, discuss — and perform — the theme “Power: Accountability and Abuse. Read more

Journalism and the Boston Marathon Bombings

Conferences May 1, 2013

The Boston Marathon bombings may well have been America's first fully interactive national tragedy. During a roundtable conversation on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, invited guests and audience members discussed what we can learn from the coverage of the Marathon bombings. Read more

Global Interests / Local Failures

Conferences April 12, 2012

On Thursday evening, April 12, our panel discussed what it takes for journalists to accurately tell international stories that have economic, scientific, cultural, political and public health impact; and how these complex, global subjects are still being covered well, even as journalism reinvents itself online and via social media. Read more

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