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Giannina Segnini, NF ’02, wins Cabot Prize

Nieman Notes August 4, 2014

Giannina Segnini, a leading investigative journalist and a 2002 Nieman Fellow, has been selected as one of the 2014 winners of the Maria Moors Cabot Prizes by Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. The prizes honor outstanding reporting on Latin America and the Caribbean. Read more

Giannina Segnini, NF ’02, receives Gabriel García Márquez Award

Nieman Notes November 21, 2013

Costa Rican journalist Giannina Segnini, NF ’02, has won the 2013 Recognition of Journalistic Excellence Award, presented by the governing council of the Gabriel García Marquez Journalism Awards. Founder and editor of the investigative unit at the Costa Rican daily La Nación and a database journalism pioneer, Segnini has focused on exposing corruption and abuse of power, including reporting that led to the downfall and imprisonment of two Costa Rican ex-presidents. Read more

Roberta Baskin Joins HHS as Adviser

Nieman Notes August 6, 2009

Former television reporter Roberta Baskin, a 2002 Nieman Fellow, will join the Department of Health and Human Service's office of inspector general as a senior communications adviser. She will join the office for one year to help drum up media attention for the Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team, an HHS-Justice Department task force aimed at combating Medicare and Medicaid fraud. Read more

Roberta Baskin receives duPont award

Nieman Notes January 12, 2009

Robert Baskin, a 2002 Nieman Fellow, and her team from WJLA-TV in Washington, DC, received a 2009 duPont-Columbia Award for "Drilling for Dollars: Children’s Dentistry Investigation." In this series, Baskin and her team investigated a chain of dental clinics that exposed small children to unnecessary and painful treatments in a scheme to profit from Medicaid. Read more

Rami Khouri to Speak at Gaza Symposium

Nieman Notes March 25, 2008

Rami Khouri, Class of 2002 and Nieman Advisory Board member, will be among expert voices from the Harvard community and the Boston area to speak at a Gaza Symposium, hosted by Harvard's Kennedy School of Government on March 29. Read more

Baskin Receives Award from Scripps Howard Foundation

Nieman Notes February 27, 2008

Roberta Baskin, Class of 2002, received the Excellence in Electronic Media/TV-Cable award from the Scripps Howard Foundation for “Drilling for Dollars,” an investigation of abuse by the leading chain of Medicaid-funded dental clinics for children. The annual National Journalism Awards honor the best in print, Web and electronic journalism and journalism education. Read more