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Hasan Cemal and Turkish journalists honored at Harvard’s Nieman Foundation

Awards March 12, 2015

Turkish journalist Hasan Cemal received the Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism on March 12, 2015 at Harvard University. Nieman Fellows in the class of 2015 chose Cemal for the honor in recognition of a long career dedicated to championing freedom of the press in Turkey and as a representative of all Turkish journalists working today under increasingly difficult conditions. Read more

Turkish journalist Hasan Cemal wins Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism at Harvard

Awards December 16, 2014

Nieman Fellows in the class of 2015 have selected prominent Turkish journalist and writer Hasan Cemal as this year’s recipient of the Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism. Cemal was chosen in recognition of a long career dedicated to championing freedom of the press in Turkey and as a representative of all Turkish journalists working today under increasingly difficult conditions. Read more

Pamela Colloff accepts 2014 Lyons Award

Awards February 20, 2014

Speaking recently at the Nieman Foundation, Pamela Colloff, winner of the Louis Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism, offered a confession: “I love reporting. I hate writing.” Why then does the executive editor at the Texas Monthly do what she does? Because, she explains, “one event can shatter lives.” Read more

Investigative reporter Pamela Colloff wins Louis M. Lyons Award

News December 13, 2013

The current class of Nieman Fellows at Harvard University has selected Pamela Colloff, an executive editor at the Texas Monthly, as this year’s recipient of the Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism. Colloff was chosen for her tenacious investigations into wrongful convictions, which have exposed deep flaws in the criminal justice system. Read more

2013 Louis Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism

Awards March 7, 2013

Learn more about Marcela Turati, a reporter for the Mexican news magazine, Proceso and winner of the Louis Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism. The Nieman class of 2013 chose to honor Turati for her courageous coverage of the drug war in Mexico and her efforts to protect and train members of the media in a dangerous reporting environment. Read more

Mexican journalist Marcela Turati wins Lyons Award

Awards December 13, 2012

The Nieman Fellows at Harvard University have selected Marcela Turati of the Mexican newsmagazine Proceso as this year’s recipient of the Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism. Turati was chosen for her coverage of the drug war and her role in protecting and training members of the media. She is a standard-bearer for the journalists who have risked their lives to document the devastating wave of violence in Mexico. Read more

Mohammed Nabbous Receives Lyons Award

Awards November 18, 2011

Nieman Fellows at Harvard University have selected Mohammed “Mo” Nabbous, founder of Libya Alhurra TV, as this year’s recipient of the Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism. Nabbous, who was killed in March, was chosen as a representative of all those who courageously worked to disseminate news during the Arab Spring. Read more