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William R. Grant, NF ’80, dies at age 72

Nieman Notes May 20, 2016

William R. Grant, a 1980 Nieman Fellow and an award-winning reporter and television producer, passed away on May 15 of complications from pneumonia. He was 72. Born in Winchester, Kentucky, Grant attended the University of Kentucky and, in 1965, … Read more

Yoichi Funabashi, NF ’76, wins Shorenstein Journalism Award

Nieman Notes May 12, 2016

Japanese journalist Yoichi Funabashi, NF ’76, the former editor-in-chief of Asahi Shimbun, has won the 2015 Shorenstein Journalism Award. Presented annually by the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University, the award honors a journalist not only for a distinguished body of work, but also for the particular way that work has helped American readers to understand the complexities of Asia. Read more