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Dexter Filkins among winners of Polk Awards

Nieman Notes March 1, 2011

Dexter Filkins, a 2007 Nieman Fellow, is one of 13 George Polk Award winners for 2010. For behind-the-scenes reports on the war in Afghanistan, enemy incursions from Pakistan and the use of private contractors in the war, Filkins and New York Times correspondent Mark Mazzetti won the military reporting award. Read more

Dexter Filkins Leaves The New York Times for The New Yorker

Nieman Notes December 6, 2010

After months of negotiation, Middle East correspondent Dexter Filkins, a 2007 Nieman Fellow, is leaving The New York Times and heading to The New Yorker. This move provides the publication a workhorse and a fully dedicated foreign correspondent at a period when other New Yorker foreign writers either have side-projects or assignments at home. Read more