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Giannina Segnini, NF ’02, Wins Maria Moors Cabot Prize

September 12, 2014

Giannina Segnini received a Maria Moors Cabot Prize, which recognizes journalists for their contribution to inter-American understanding. She was editor of the investigative unit at La Nación in Costa Rica until February, and is now the James Madison Visiting Assistant … Read more

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