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John S. Carroll to receive 2011 William Allen White citation

By Nieman Notes August 27, 2010

John S. Carroll, a 1972 Nieman Fellow and member of the Nieman Advisory Board, has been selected to receive the William Allen White Foundation’s national citation. The award—presented annually by the University of Kansas' William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications—has been recognizing individuals for outstanding journalistic service since 1950. Read more

Nieman Reports Editor Melissa Ludtke, NF ’92, wins Yankee Quill Award

Nieman Notes August 13, 2010

Melissa Ludtke, editor of Nieman Reports and a 1992 Nieman Fellow, has been selected as a winner of a 2010 Yankee Quill Award. Considered to be the highest individual honor for journalists in New England, the Yankee Quill is presented annually by the Academy of New England Journalists through its partnership with the New England Society of Newspaper Editors Foundation. Read more

The Gambia: A Dictator’s Anti-Media War

Nieman Notes August 3, 2010

On the 16th anniversary of the military takeover in The Gambia, Alagi Yorro Jallow, a 2007 Nieman Fellow, writes about the government’s ongoing repression of journalists in his country. A cofounder of The Independent, he was managing editor until the staff was arrested and its offices closed in May 2005. Since then, he has lived in exile in the United States. Read more