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1996 Louis Lyons Award

Awards March 25, 1996

Raymond T. Bonner of The New York Times was awarded the 1996 Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism. In naming Bonner, who is a correspondent based in Warsaw, the Nieman Fellows broke with the practice of … Read more

1995 Louis Lyons Award

Awards March 25, 1995

The Nieman Foundation presented the 1995 Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism to Olatunji Dare, former editorial chairman for the Guardian Group of Newspapers in Lagos, Nigeria. When the 1995 Class of Nieman Fellows selected Dare … Read more

1994 Louis Lyons Award

Awards March 25, 1994

The Nieman class of 1994 honored Abdelhamid Benzine, editor of the independent daily newspaper Alger Republicain in Algeria, with the Lyons Award. Mr. Benzine has been fighting for a free press in his country. Pressure from the military government and … Read more

1993 Louis Lyons Award

Awards March 25, 1993

In 1993, the journalists of Oslobodjenje (Liberation), a daily newspaper from Sarajevo, received the award. They kept their newspaper alive and on the streets in spite of Serbian attacks that destroyed their buildings, killed colleagues and cut off paper supplies. Read more

1992 Louis Lyons Award

Awards July 2, 1992

Jean Mario Paul, a correspondent with Radio Antilles Internationale in Haiti, is the 1992 recipient of the Louis M. Lyons Award for conscience and integrity in journalism, the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University announced July 2, 1992. The 25-member Nieman … Read more

1991 Louis Lyons Award

Awards July 7, 1991

Max du Preez of South Africa and Gitobu Imanyara of Kenya have won the 1991 Louis M. Lyons Award for conscience and integrity in journalism, the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University announced July 1, 1991. The 22-member Nieman Fellow Class … Read more

1990 Louis Lyons Award

Awards May 25, 1990

Journalists in Colombia under attack for covering the drug wars have won the 1990 Louis Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism, the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University announced May 25, 1990. This year’s award, which honors Colombian reporters … Read more

1989 Louis Lyons Award

Awards May 12, 1989

Helena Luczywo, an independent Polish journalist and organizer of the underground press, has won the 1989 Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism, the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University announced May 12, 1989. A committee of the … Read more

1988 Louis Lyons Award

Awards March 24, 1988

Monica Gonzalez, a Chilean journalist under attack by the regime of General Augusto Pinochet for her interviews with opposition leaders and her investigations of government officials, including Pinochet himself, has won the 1988 Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and … Read more

1987 Louis Lyons Award

Awards March 24, 1987

Text from a Nieman news release issued in 1987. Zwelakhe Sisulu, an opposition newspaper editor jailed by South African authorities, has won the 1987 Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism, the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University … Read more