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Serenissima: Venice in Winter

Nieman Notes February 9, 2009

Frank Van Riper, a 1979 Nieman Fellow, and his wife and professional partner, Judith Goodman, are “thrilled to report the publication of our latest book, ‘Serenissima: Venice in Winter.’” The book is a hardcover collection of photographs and essays about the Floating City when the tourists have left. Read more

Don Janson dies at 87

Nieman Notes February 5, 2009

Don Janson, who's long career in journalism included 34 years with The New York Times, died Feb. 1 at the age of 87. By the time he retired he had interviewed nine U.S. presidents and covered many of the most notable events of the 1950s, '60s, '70s and '80s. Janson was a 1953 Nieman Fellow. Read more