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New York Times Reporter David Rohde Delivers the 2010 Joe Alex Morris Jr. Lecture

Awards January 27, 2010

New York Times correspondent David Rohde delivered the 29th annual Joe Alex Morris Jr. Memorial Lecture on February 4, 2010. Each year, the Morris Lecture honors an American overseas correspondent or commentator on foreign affairs. Rohde is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who has covered the conflicts in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Israel-Palestine and the Balkans. Read more

Fatima Tlisova to Receive Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism

Awards April 29, 2009

The Nieman Foundation will present the Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism to current Nieman Fellow Fatima Tlisova on Thursday, May 7, 2009. An an investigative journalist, researcher and expert on human rights issues in the North Caucasus region of Russia, Tlisova is being honored for courageous reporting in the face of severe intimidation and physical assaults. Read more

What newspapers do

Awards April 16, 2009

This editorial in The Boston Globe cites the Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Newspapers and the exemplary work of the winners as powerful examples of the important role of newspapers. Read more

‘Power and money and celebrity can blind you’

Awards October 8, 2008

John Walcott warns: 'Instead of being members of the Fourth Estate, too many Washington reporters have been itching to move up an estate or two.' He also argues against the notion that truth can be found midway between the two opposing poles of any argument. Read more