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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

Paul Hemphill, Chronicler of the South, Dies at 73

Nieman Notes July 12, 2009

Paul Hemphill, who brought a lean journalistic style and a sharp ear for dialogue to essays and novels devoted to the blue-collar South of stock-car racing, football, country music, evangelists and wayward souls, died Saturday morning in Atlanta. He was a 1969 Nieman Fellow. Read more