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The year in review: the 2013 annual report

News December 20, 2013

The Nieman Foundation’s 2013 annual report summarizes the many activities that kept staff and fellows busy during the past year including Nieman’s 75th anniversary celebration in September, seminars, shoptalks, and master classes, journalism award presentations and conferences for journalists seeking to improve their skills. Read more

Deb Amos, NF ’92, is recipient of 2013 duPont-Columbia Award

Nieman Notes December 19, 2013

Deb Amos, a 1992 Nieman Fellow, is among the 14 winners of the 2013 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Awards. Amos, a correspondent for National Public Radio, and colleague Kelly McEvers will be honored for their outstanding news coverage of the bloody uprising in Syria. The Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards honor excellence in broadcast and digital journalism and were established in 1942 by Jessie Ball duPont in memory of her husband, Alfred I. duPont. Read more

Investigative reporter Pamela Colloff wins Louis M. Lyons Award

News December 13, 2013

The current class of Nieman Fellows at Harvard University has selected Pamela Colloff, an executive editor at the Texas Monthly, as this year’s recipient of the Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism. Colloff was chosen for her tenacious investigations into wrongful convictions, which have exposed deep flaws in the criminal justice system. Read more

Nieman offers new resources for journalists covering immigration

News December 12, 2013

With generous support from the MacArthur Foundation, the Nieman Foundation organized a workshop in late October for reporters, editors and new media voices who cover immigration. Designed for those who need to better understand the complex economic, labor and legal issues surrounding the topic, the three-day gathering convened a diverse group of experienced journalists, economists, labor leaders, law enforcement officials, researchers and academics. Read more