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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.


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

Lewis W. Diuguid Receives Lyons Award

In recognition of his commitment to excellence in journalism as well as his work as a newsroom leader and role model for young journalists, Nieman Fellows in the class of 2017 at Harvard University selected Lewis W. Diuguid for the 2017 Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism. Read more

2016 Joe Alex Morris Jr. Memorial Lecture

Kathleen Carroll, executive editor and senior vice president of The Associated Press, presented the 35th Joe Alex Morris Jr. Memorial Lecture on Dec. 1, 2016. Carroll is the top news executive of the world’s largest independent news agency, a role she has held since 2002. Read more

The Pulitzer Centennial

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

2016 J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards

The 2016 J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards were presented at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard on May 10, 2016. The awards honor the best in American nonfiction writing and are co-administered by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and the Nieman Foundation. Read more