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Laura Wides-Muñoz, NF ’13, Joins Fusion

Nieman Notes March 30, 2015

Laura Wides-Muñoz joined Fusion in January as director of news practices. She had spent the previous eight years working as a reporter in the Miami bureau of the Associated Press. She is responsible for ensuring that Fusion’s journalism meets its standards. Read more

David Abel, NF ’13, Wins Ernie Pyle Award

Nieman Notes March 30, 2015

David Abel of The Boston Globe received the Ernie Pyle Award for Human Interest Storytelling and $10,000 from the Scripps HowardFoundation for “The Richard Family,” a two-part narrative about overcoming physical challenges and living with grief … Read more

Author, filmmaker Danny Schechter, NF’ 78, dies at age 72

March 20, 2015

Journalist Danny Schechter, a 1978 Nieman Fellow who chronicled the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa, advocated for human rights and other causes, and spoke out often about the need for a vigilant and independent press, has died after a battle with cancer at the age of 72. Read more

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