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1992 Louis Lyons Award

Awards July 2, 1992

Jean Mario Paul, a correspondent with Radio Antilles Internationale in Haiti, is the 1992 recipient of the Louis M. Lyons Award for conscience and integrity in journalism, the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University announced July 2, 1992. The 25-member Nieman … Read more

1991 Louis Lyons Award

Awards July 7, 1991

Max du Preez of South Africa and Gitobu Imanyara of Kenya have won the 1991 Louis M. Lyons Award for conscience and integrity in journalism, the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University announced July 1, 1991. The 22-member Nieman Fellow Class … Read more

1990 Louis Lyons Award

Awards May 25, 1990

Journalists in Colombia under attack for covering the drug wars have won the 1990 Louis Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism, the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University announced May 25, 1990. This year’s award, which honors Colombian reporters … Read more

Apartheid Foe Gets Passport And Is Expected to Meet Bush

Nieman Notes June 27, 1989

Over the last 25 years, Albertina Sisulu, a 1985 Nieman Fellow and a bold articulator of black majority rule in South Africa, has been placed under house arrest, circumscribed by banning orders and, from time to time, jailed in solitary confinement. Then, days after her every step was trailed by the police as she traveled to Cape Town to visit her husband in prison, Mrs. Sisulu was granted her first passport. Unable to speak publicly in her own country, she is off to the United States. Read more

1989 Louis Lyons Award

Awards May 12, 1989

Helena Luczywo, an independent Polish journalist and organizer of the underground press, has won the 1989 Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism, the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University announced May 12, 1989. A committee of the … Read more

1988 Louis Lyons Award

Awards March 24, 1988

Monica Gonzalez, a Chilean journalist under attack by the regime of General Augusto Pinochet for her interviews with opposition leaders and her investigations of government officials, including Pinochet himself, has won the 1988 Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and … Read more

1987 Louis Lyons Award

Awards March 24, 1987

Text from a Nieman news release issued in 1987. Zwelakhe Sisulu, an opposition newspaper editor jailed by South African authorities, has won the 1987 Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism, the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University … Read more

1986 Louis Lyons Award

Awards April 30, 1986

The Nieman Foundation at Harvard University announced April 30, 1986 that Violeta Chamorro, publisher of the daily newspaper La Prensa in Managua, Nicaragua, has won the 1986 Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism for her newspaper’s … Read more

1985 Louis Lyons Award

Awards May 28, 1985

The Nieman Foundation at Harvard University announced May 28, 1985 that Allister Sparks, correspondent for the London Observer and The Washington Post, won the 1985 Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism for his courageous reporting from … Read more

1984 Louis Lyons Award

Awards May 24, 1984

The Nieman Foundation at Harvard University announced that the 1984 Louis M. Lyons Award for “conscience and integrity in journalism” was presented on May 24, 1984 to Maria Olivia Monckeberg, a journalist for Analisis, an independent Chilean magazine. In the … Read more