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Jonathan Yardley, NF ’69, Retires

Nieman Notes February 17, 2015

 Jonathan Yardley, a book critic for The Washington Post for 33 years, retired in December. After writing 3,000 reviews, he’s ready to read purely for pleasure. He is a 1969 Nieman Fellow and the author of two biographies and a … Read more

John C. Huff Jr., NF ’79, Retires

Nieman Notes February 17, 2015

John C. Huff Jr., a 1979 Nieman Fellow, has retired from the editorship of the Independent Mail in Anderson, South Carolina, a position which he had held since 2008. During Huff ’s tenure, the newspaper received more than 100 … Read more

Johanna Neuman, NF ’82, Wins NYHS Fellowship

Nieman Notes February 17, 2015

Johanna Neuman, a 1982 Nieman Fellow, is a New York Historical Society fellow. A Ph.D. student in history at American University, she is utilizing the society’s archives to do research for her dissertation exploring how New York socialites impacted the women’s suffrage … Read more

Nazila Fathi, NF ’11, Authors Book

Nieman Notes February 17, 2015

Nazila Fathi’s “The Lonely War: One Woman’s Account of the Struggle for Modern Iran” was published by Basic Books in December. Fathi was 9 years old in 1979 when a revolution in Iran swept the shah from power. Read more

Dina Kraft, NF ’12, Named Dart Center Fellow

Nieman Notes February 17, 2015

Dina Kraft, a 2012 Nieman Fellow, received an Ochberg Fellowship at the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University. She is the associate program coordinator of the Media Innovation track at Northeastern University’s School of Journalism. Read more