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Jane Spencer, NF ’13, promoted to VP at Fusion

Nieman Notes June 17, 2015

Jane Spencer has been promoted to senior vice president of emerging platforms at Fusion, a joint venture of ABC and Univision. Formerly the editor-in-chief for the multiplatform media company’s digital ventures, Spencer now focuses on brand extensions and expanding digital … Read more

Kick-ass, gutsy, gentle and generous

By Nieman Notes June 15, 2015

The surprising thing about John Carroll is that such a kick-ass, gutsy journalist could also be so sweet a man. It was John’s journalistic passion that inspired those who worked with him. But it was his gentle, generous nature that made so many love him. I was certainly among those. Read more

Defending the ideals of journalism

By Nieman Notes June 15, 2015

In the spring of 2006, John Carroll stood before a room full of newspaper editors at their annual convention and asked, “What will become of newspapers?” It was his eloquent valedictory as an editor, having recently resigned from … Read more

John Carroll: great editor and great friend

By Nieman Notes June 15, 2015

John Carroll was a great editor and a great friend. During the seven years we worked together at The Baltimore Sun, we talked every day—seven days a week, 52 weeks a year—so I witnessed John’s brilliance firsthand. His genteel, quiet demeanor in many ways belied his intense interest in great stories and his determination to make sure that when the stories reached print, they were written with fluidity and packed the maximum impact. Read more

Nieman Reports wins Mirror Awards

News June 11, 2015

Nieman Reports has won two Mirror Awards, which honor excellence in media industry reporting: Moral Hazard by Yang Xiao, NF ’14, won in the best commentary category while Where Are the Women? Why we need more female newsroom leaders by Anna Griffin, NF’ 12, won as the best single article in digital media. Read more

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