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Joe Thloloe receives honorary doctorate in law

Nieman Notes April 22, 2011

Joe Thloloe, NF '89 and chair of this year's South Africa Nieman selection committee, has received an honorary doctorate in law from Rhodes University. He was recognized as "a long-standing anti-apartheid activist who endured much for his involvement in the cause and a public intellectual for whom ethical concerns are uppermost." Thloloe currently serves as the South African press ombudsman. Read more

South African fellowship turns 50

News February 7, 2011

The new challenges of journalism and press freedom in South Africa will be the focus as media leaders gather in Cape Town on Saturday, Feb. 12, to mark the 50th anniversary of the South African Nieman Fellowship. Read more