Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism

Somali reporter Mohamed Olad Hassan to receive Louis M. Lyons Award

Awards November 12, 2010

The Nieman Foundation will present the Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism to Somali reporter Mohamed Olad Hassan on Thursday, November 18, 2010. Nieman Fellows in the class of 2011 selected Hassan, a senior correspondent and writer for the BBC World Service and The Associated Press, in recognition of his courageous reporting from a perilous region and for his enduring commitment to the people of Somalia. Read more

Fatima Tlisova to Receive Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism

Awards April 29, 2009

The Nieman Foundation will present the Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism to current Nieman Fellow Fatima Tlisova on Thursday, May 7, 2009. An an investigative journalist, researcher and expert on human rights issues in the North Caucasus region of Russia, Tlisova is being honored for courageous reporting in the face of severe intimidation and physical assaults. Read more