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Nieman sparks Harvard student’s interest in journalism

News April 26, 2012

When Harvard student Alyssa Botelho interned at the Nieman Foundation last summer, she not only got the chance to profile interview Nieman’s Global Health Fellows, she was inspired to pursue journalism and develop a new science section in The Harvard Crimson. She writes "Half of my time in college is dedicated to biochemical research, and the other half to understanding the communication between scientists and the public." Read more

Margie Mason among winners of 2010 Science in Society Journalism Awards

Nieman Notes September 20, 2010

Margie Mason, a 2009 Nieman Global Health Fellow, was among the 2010 recipients of the Science in Society Journalism Awards. Mason and Martha Mendoza won in the Science Reporting category for their Associated Press series "When Drugs Stop Working." The National Association of Science Writers established the Science in Society awards to provide recognition for investigative or interpretive reporting about the sciences and their impact on society. Read more

Nieman Foundation, Pulitzer Center join forces to strengthen global health reporting

News September 7, 2010

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting have joined forces to support international reporting initiatives with a special focus on global health coverage.  The partnership will also bring Pulitzer Center journalists to Harvard University for presentations and discussions on underreported international stories and provide an annual workshop for Nieman Fellows. Read more

Chin’ono documentary up for BANFF award

Nieman Notes April 28, 2010

"A Violent Response," a documentary by 2010 Global Health Fellow Hopewell Chin'ono, has been nominated for a BANFF World Television Award. The film—a look at Zimbabwe's post-election violence—will be aired in June on the BBC in the UK to mark the anniversary of the 2008 Zimbabwean elections. Read more

At Work with Malawi’s Nurses

Nieman Notes February 24, 2008

Christine Gorman, one of the 2008 recipients of the Nieman Fellowship for Global Health Reporting, outlines her four-month field research project. Her principal goals are to tell the story of what Malawi, a small, land-locked country in southeastern Africa, is doing to hold on to its nurses. Read more