2011 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence

Awards October 4, 2011

Journalism is a powerful tool in society. At its best, journalism has the power to expose corruption, restore justice, and spur societal reform. Too often, however, a journalist’s work is adulterated with other motives: the desire to please a boss, get their story on the front page, get a promotion or make friends in the business. Read more

2010 Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism

Awards April 14, 2011

It's a great pleasure for me to welcome you to the 44th presentation of the Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism. The Nieman Foundation is extremely pleased to have been invited to serve as steward of this important prize in partnership with the family of Worth Bingham and to hold the ceremony here at Walter Lippmann House. Read more

2009 Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism

Awards March 4, 2010

To begin our awards program, I want to invite to the podium for a few remarks Clara Bingham. She is a former White House correspondent for Newsweek. She wrote "Women on the Hill: Challenging the Culture of Congress" and co-authored "Class Action: The Story of Lois Jenson and the Landmark Case that Changed the Sexual Harassment Law." Read more