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The Nieman Foundation hosts dozens of events at Lippmann House each year, featuring leading researchers, scientists, artists, writers, historians, economists and others who explore the world of ideas with Nieman Fellows and Foundation guests. Journalists and media experts also discuss the latest challenges and opportunities in journalism.


Journalist Alfredo Corchado delivers the 37th Morris Lecture at Harvard

Author and journalist Alfredo Corchado delivered the 37th Joe Alex Morris Jr. Memorial Lecture at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism on Nov. 14, 2018. The annual Morris Lecture is presented an American overseas correspondent or commentator on foreign affairs who is invited to Harvard to speak about international news coverage. Read more

80th Alumni Reunion Weekend – October 12-14, 2018

Our 80th anniversary reunion weekend kicked off with an opening reception at Lippmann House before guests headed to Harvard’s Memorial Church for Nieman Live! The presentation featured alumni stories about journalists and journalism. Jonathan Walton, Pusey Minister in … Read more

2018 Nieman Journalism Awards Ceremony

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

Panel discussion: Gender issues in journalism

Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Time: 9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Location: Taylor Seminar Room, Lippmann House, 1 Francis Ave., Cambridge Please join us as Nieman Foundation curator Ann Marie Lipinski leads a conversation with New York Times journalists about gender issues in journalism. The team of four from the … Read more

Elena Milashina Receives Lyons Award

In recognition of her groundbreaking and persistent investigative reporting on human rights abuses in Russia while enduring threats from powerful figures, Nieman Fellows in the class of 2018 at Harvard University have selected Elena Milashina for the Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism. Read more

2018 Joe Alex Morris Jr. Memorial Lecture

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. Read more

Presentation of the 2016 Taylor Family Award and 2017 I.F. Stone Medal

The Nieman Foundation presented the 2016 Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Journalism and the 2017 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence on April 26, 2017. The Oregonian/OregonLive won the Taylor Award for "Toxic Armories." Victor S. Navasky was awarded the I.F. Stone Medal in recognition of a career dedicated to journalistic integrity and for his work speaking truth to power. Read more

Covering Housing: A Workshop for Journalists

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