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Articles from Nieman Reports (March 22, 2011)

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A Bulgarian reporter's journey traces a nation's progress: once beaten and tried in court for his investigative reporting, Stanimir Vaglenov now teaches young journalists and manages uncensored Internet projects for the nation's leading news group. Vaglenov, Stanimir 2389
A journalist's letter from academia: making the switch from full-time journalist to tenured professor is more challenging--and rewarding--than one might think. Palfreman, Jon 1391
Abandoning a broken model of journalism: there are many in Romania who 'profoundly dislike independent journalists, and especially nosey ones.'. Candea, Stefan 3933
An abundance of images: is it leading to a 'trivialization of photography'? Vega, Pablo Corral 959
An idea born out of necessity--and it works! 'Journalists who have promising ideas for investigations but work for news organizations with few resources apply for support.'. Kaufholz, Henrik 1206
Anthony Lewis. Brief article 284
Arriving at a sadly familiar crossroads: 'South Africa's crackdown on press freedom comes at a treacherous time, as numerous countries have regressed, rather than progressed, on this front.'. Rose, Rob 1781
Arthur W. Geiselman, Jr. Brief article 202
Asking questions in small-town America can be dangerous: 'I knew we'd get a backlash for our reporting, which was far more aggressive than most small-town papers are willing to stomach. But the news media's role as watchdog is vital in communities with a long-standing culture of corruption.'. Swindler, Samantha 1326
Bobby Hitt. Brief article 194
British libel law: its ripple effect on journalists worldwide. Seitz, Jonathan 711
Bryan Monroe. Brief article 148
Chinese journalists circumvent government's tight restrictions: 'given how information from Yihuang was spread in China, this story signaled a landmark moment in contemporary Chinese media with the emergence of microblogs ... as a valuable distribution tool for journalists.'. Chan, Ying 3024
Dexter Filkins, veteran war correspondent, delivers Morris lecture. Gardner, Jan 504
Enduring pressures: it goes with the job in Armenia: '... we have an unwritten understanding in our office not to speak about these pressures if they aren't life threatening; our problems remain within our office walls.'. Baghdasaryan, Edik 1550
Eugene Robinson. Brief article 103
Exposing corruption when illegal activity is business as usual: 'unveiling corruption throughout Latin America awakens dreadful instincts in powerful politicians while judicial systems ... have repeatedly turned their backs on journalists or, in some cases, even helped to suppress them.'. Berguido, Fernando 1807
Fondly remembering a '63 Nieman classmate. Sparks, Allister In memoriam 356
Foundation's Secrecy and Journalism Conference is global event. Friedhoff, Stefanie Conference news 416
Hungarian politics: present in the journalistic mix: '... it is not the journalists but politicians and the media owners with the circles of power behind them who decide the topics that can be covered and which stories can be published.'. Bodoky, Tamas 2291
In Poland, pressures plague investigative reporting: 'most censorship is of an "inner" nature. Journalists self-censor because they are aware of their employer's political position and thus do not submit stories in opposition to it.'. Biel, Beata 2154
Independence buys freedom but also fewer viewers: 'since we left Rustavi 2, Studio Monitor has had a hard time building a wide audience. Getting our stories seen by people remains a major challenge.'. Zuriashvili, Nino 1465
Intimidation, exile and the exhilaration of an investigative story being published: 'Panama's La Prensa and [Enrique] Zileri's Caretas [in Peru] were exceptional places where investigative journalism was encouraged and defended, though both had to pay a price for doing it.'. Gorriti, Gustavo 2139
Investigating farm subsidies on a global stage: the collaborative effort among journalists to make the E.U.'s farm subsidies transparent is a striking example of how developing networks and providing support for reporters can result in important stories being told. Mulvad, Nils 1301
J.S. Tissainayagam. Brief article 223
James Baxter. Brief article 141
Jingcao Hu. Brief article 118
Libel laws pose obstacles to Ukraine's investigative journalists: 'if we decide to pursue the story, they [lawyers] guarantee a lawsuit will be filed in London, the libel capital of the world, where the burden of proof is on the defendant--the journalist and his newspaper.'. Lavrov, Vlad 1410
Maria Balinska. Brief article 171
Mark Seibel. Brief article 117
Mary Schmich. Brief article 265
Max Hall, 1910-2011; longtime editor at Harvard and author. Obituary 530
Nieman fellows find a home in 'The Princeton Reader'. Brief article 210
Out of tragedy in Turkey emerges a journalistic mission: 'the year after my father was murdered, our family founded the Ugur Mumcu Investigative Journalism Foundation ... to encourage young people who are concerned about social problems and have ideals of hard work and humanity to enter the field of journalism.'. Mumcu, Ozge 1225
Paul Bichara. Brief article 101
Peter Richmond. 339
Questioning the western approach to training: 'international journalism training can have the feel of a quite rigid, institutionalized sense of what must be done even while operating in an environment of increasing contingency and dynamic change ...'. Miller, James 1887
Rick Tulsky. Brief article 218
Rosental Alves. Brief article 239
Russian journalists need help in exposing corruption: 'while journalists and bloggers in Russia risk their lives to reveal corrupt practices, there are ways that those living in free and lawful societies can aid their efforts.'. Navalny, Alexei; Trudolyubov, Maxim 1579
Saul Friedman, 1929-2010; covered top political stories and wrote 'Gray Matters,' a column about aging. Obituary 374
Shattering barriers to reveal corruption. Ludtke, Melissa 465
Somali journalist Mohamed Olad Hassan receives Lyons Award. Gardner, Jan 367
The challenge of cross-border reporting in Europe: 'through networking, journalists contribute their part in shaping this European public sphere by investigating and illuminating its common issues.'. Alfter, Brigitte 1544
The challenge: investigating 'Russian' mafias in a time of Twitter: can Western and Eastern European journalists join together to overcome the difficulties the press have in covering these powerful criminal forces? Lallemand, Alain 1861
The Mexican press: at the crossroads of violence: last year 'we declared ourselves war correspondents in our own land.'. Baltazar, Elia; Pastrana, Daniela 1325
The stark contrast of words and deeds: 'in Armenia, the shutdown of A1+ was a valuable lesson to all nonstate-run TV companies in showing what happens to a company that acts in ways considered to be unloyal to the government.'. Muradyan, Seda 2017
The value of the Nieman fellows' experience: the 50th year celebration of South African Niemans offers a vivid reminder that their work served as 'a powerful force in the struggle to end apartheid,' and their 'authoritative voices continue to be heard.'. Giles, Bob 804
Where western perceptions clash with Eastern European realities: 'in the Balkan context, what Westerners call corruption is seen as the customary tool of political organization.'. Sullivan, Drew 1477

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