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Nieman’s 80th Anniversary Reunion Weekend


Highlights From the Weekend

Friday, October 12

Nieman Live! at The Memorial Church

Ann Marie Lipinski, NF ’90, curator, Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard
Welcome | Read the transcript

Jeneé Osterheldt, NF ’17, culture writer, The Boston Globe
Your Friendly Newsroom Angry Black Woman | Read the transcript

Christopher Weyant, NF ’16, cartoonist, The New Yorker and The Boston Globe
Code Orange: Political Cartooning in the Trump Era | Read the transcript

Ying Chan, NF ’96, journalist, educator and e-learning advocate
Crossing Boundaries from New York to China and the World | Read the transcript

Alastair Moock, singer-songwriter
The Ballad of William Worthy | Read the transcript

Philip Meyer, NF ’67, journalist, author and educator
A Pioneer in Precision Journalism (video interview with Stuart Watson, NF ’08) | Read the transcript

Ann Marimow, NF ’15, legal affairs reporter, The Washington Post and Bill Marimow, NF ’83, vice president and director of strategic development, The Philadelphia Inquirer
The Niemans: One Family, Two Generations | Read the transcript

Eli Reed, NF ’83, photojournalist, Magnum Photos
A Long Walk Home | Read the transcript

Issac Bailey, NF ’14, journalist, columnist and author
Finding My Voice | Read the transcript

Marcela Turati, NF ’17, Mexican investigative journalist, founder of Periodistas de a Pie and Quinto Elemento Lab
Defending Journalism is a Fight for Life | Read the transcript

Rev. Jonathan Walton, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in Harvard’s Memorial Church
Closing Remarks | Read the transcript

Saturday, October 13

The 90-minute Nieman at the Science Center

Jane Spencer, deputy editor and head of strategy at The Guardian US, NF ’13

Bharat N. Anand, Henry R. Byers Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; senior associate dean of HBX, the school’s digital learning initiative; and vice provost for advances in learning at Harvard University
The Content Trap Read the transcript

Yochai Benkler, Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard Law School and co-director of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University
Network Propaganda: Is technology at the root of epistemic crises in 21st century democracies? | Read the transcript

Sarah Lewis, assistant professor at Harvard in the Department of History of Art and Architecture and the Department of African and African American Studies
What is the Relationship Between Images and Justice in American Life? | Read the transcript

Jennifer Roberts, Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Professor of the Humanities, Department of History of Art and Architecture, and Johnson-Kulukundis Faculty Director of the Arts, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Minding Making | Read the transcript

Anupam Jena, Ruth L. Newhouse Associate Professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School and a physician at Massachusetts General Hospital
Thinking Differently: Natural Experiments in Health Care | Read the transcript

A conversation with Juan Manuel Santos

Juan Manuel Santos, Nobel Peace Prize winner, former president of Colombia and a 1988 Nieman Fellow
Moderator: Margarita Martinez, NF ’09, Colombian documentary filmmaker | Read the transcript


Journalism and Activism: A roundtable discussion

Read the transcript

  • Stephen Engelberg, editor-in-chief of ProPublica
  • John Harwood, NF ’90, editor at large for CNBC
  • Samhita Mukhopadhyay, executive editor of Teen Vogue
  • Moderator: Indira Lakshmanan, NF ’04, executive editor of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting