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Nieman to celebrate Pulitzer Prize centennial in 2016

News June 29, 2015

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard is one of several national organizations that will host events in 2016 to celebrate the 100th awarding of the Pulitzer Prize. Four marquee events will take place in Florida, California, Texas and Massachusetts and each will focus on a particular aspect of Pulitzer history: social justice and equality; war, migration and the quest for peace; presidents and the press; and abuse of power. Read more

Nieman Reports wins Mirror Awards

News June 11, 2015

Nieman Reports has won two Mirror Awards, which honor excellence in media industry reporting: Moral Hazard by Yang Xiao, NF ’14, won in the best commentary category while Where Are the Women? Why we need more female newsroom leaders by Anna Griffin, NF’ 12, won as the best single article in digital media. Read more

Mary C. Curtis, NF ’06, wins Green Eyeshade Awards

News May 31, 2015

Mary C. Curtis, NF ’06, has won two Green Eyeshade Awards from the Society for Professional Journalists (online category) for columns and stories written for The Washington Post: first place in commentary and second in political reporting. Curtis additionally … Read more

Nieman Web redesign receives award

News April 28, 2015

The Society for News Design has recognized the Nieman Foundation’s Web redesign with an Award of Excellence (small division) in its Best of Digital Design competition. Completed in the summer of 2014, the redesign was directed by the Boston-based design firm Upstatement as part of a comprehensive reorganization of Nieman’s online content to create a fully integrated family of Nieman sites and enhance the foundation’s ability to share and post content easily across publications. Read more

New Nieman Fellowship to honor Anja Niedringhaus, NF ’07

News December 8, 2014

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard announces a new visual journalism fellowship in honor of Nieman Fellow Anja Niedringhaus, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Associated Press photographer who was shot and killed this year while covering the run-up to elections in Afghanistan. We welcome donations to support next year’s fellowship, described in the letter below, and invite you to learn more about Anja’s remarkable life and work. Read more

Nieman Foundation announces 2014-15 Visiting Fellows

News October 15, 2014

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard has selected six journalists and media executives as Visiting Fellows for the 2014-15 academic year. Each will spend a short period of time at Harvard University to work on an innovative project designed to advance journalism. Read more