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Events

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.

Talks

A Conversation with Susan Orlean

Join us for a conversation with best-selling author and New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean. She’ll speak with 2016 Nieman Fellow Kim Tingley, a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, about the craft of narrative nonfiction. Read more
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Shop Talk: Race and Reporting

Join us as two of the leading journalists covering race in America discuss their work and the importance of a diversity of voices in both newsrooms and reporting. Read more
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Google Hangout: Nieman Fellowships

Learn about Nieman Fellowships for from current and former Nieman Fellows as they discuss the program and application progress in this recorded Google Hangout hosted by the National Association of Black Journalists’ Digital Journalism Taskforce and AllDigitocracy.org on Dec. 8, 2015. Read more
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Made in Boston: Stories of Invention and Innovation

As part of inaugural HUBweek events in Boston, the Nieman Foundation hosted a special evening of storytelling in historic Faneuil Hall on Oct. 6. “Made in Boston: Stories of Invention and Innovation” featured seven of the area’s best journalists, authors and innovators who offered behind-the-scene perspectives on stories that originated in Boston and reverberated around the world. Read more
Awards

Presentation of the 2014 Worth Bingham Prize and Taylor Family Award

The Nieman Foundation presented the 48th annual Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism and the 14th annual Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Journalism on May 7, 2015. The Miami Herald won the Bingham Prize for its comprehensive “Lost Innocents” series, while the Chicago Tribune took home the Taylor Award for “Red Light Cameras.” Read more
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Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy

Join us as political cartoonist Jeff Danziger presents and discusses the new documentary Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy, featuring 12 cartoonists from around the world "who risk their lives to defend democracy, with a smile on their faces and a pencil as their only weapon." Jeff will discuss the verbal and visual art of cartooning and the state of political cartooning in the U.S. and abroad after the Charlie Hebdo attacks. Read more