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Kevin Sites, NF ’10, Authors Book

Nieman Notes February 17, 2015

Kevin Sites’s “Swimming with the Warlords: A Dozen-Year Journey Across the Afghan War” was published by Harper Perennial in October. He is an assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong’s Media Studies Centre. Read more

2013 Lukas Awards go to Niemans

Awards April 18, 2013

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Robert Caro, NF ’66, reporter Beth Macy, NF’10, and author Andrew Solomon are winners of the 2013 Lukas Prize Project Awards, honoring the best in American nonfiction writing. Read more

Beth Macy wins SABEW Award

Nieman Notes February 26, 2013

Beth Macy, NF ’10, has won a Society of American Business Editors and Writers award for her three-part Roanoke Times series Picking Up the Pieces. Her reports examine how globalization has ravaged manufacturing in parts of Virginia and what communities are doing to try to recover. In the town of Martinsville alone, unemployment is estimated to be as high as 35 percent. Read more

Two Niemans receive Dart fellowships

Nieman Notes September 7, 2012

Kevin Sites, NF '10, and Dianne Solis, NF '90 have been chosen as members of the 2012 class of Ochberg Fellows at the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. The Ochberg Fellowships were established in 1999 by the Dart Center for journalists seeking to deepen their coverage of violence, conflict and tragedy, ranging from street crime and family violence to natural disasters, war and genocide. Read more

A new form of global storytelling

Nieman Notes August 8, 2012

Maria Balinska, NF’10, is working to transform the way international news is presented to the American audience. As founder and editor of the new start-up Latitude News, she has developed a new way to connect Americans with the world through crowdsourcing, social media and podcasts. Formerly a BBC producer, Balinska is now overseeing monthly podcasts that explore the ways people and communities in the United States are linked with the rest of the world. Read more

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