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Zhao Jinglun, NF ’81, Dies

Nieman Notes February 12, 2015

Zhao Jinglun, a 1981 Nieman Fellow, died on January 24, 2015. He was 90. Jinglun, the first Nieman Fellow from mainland China, was a columnist for the Hong Kong Economic Journal and The China Internet Information Center, a news site sanctioned by … Read more

Rose Marie Economou, 1946-2011

Nieman Notes October 7, 2011

Rose Economou, and Emmy Award-winning documentary producer and Columbia College professor, died Sunday, Oct. 2, at 65. A 1981 Nieman Fellow, Economou worked at the school for two decades after a distinguished career as a broadcast producer. Read more

The New York Times’ Story, in Black and White

Nieman Notes November 27, 2007

"A year ago Thanksgiving Day, Gerald Boyd [Class of 1981] died, and New York magazine marks the occasion by backing up the hearse to his grave, digging him up and burying him again." Newsday's Les Payne comments on the Nov. 12 article "How Race Is Lived in America" on Boyd's rise and fall at the New York Times. Read more