TITLE

1994 Reunion Renews Nieman Spirit

AUTHOR(S)
King, Katie
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Fall2004, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p120
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article describes the reunion of the Nieman Fellows class of 1994 in 2004. The class of 1994 gathered in Cambridge, Massachusetts over Memorial Day weekend for the 1Oth anniversary. Former Curator Bill Kovach and his wife, Lynne, who led and inspired the Class of 94, joined nine fellows and three affiliates to look back at the decade since their year in Harvard. The attendees had fund. Moreover, they could not resist falling back into their old Nieman habits of hunkering down for long conversations about the state of their profession. Many of them are deeply worried about plummeting public confidence in the media and about the doubts journalists are expression toward their own colleagues and institutions. Issues such as crises at The New York Times and USA Today and the criticism of the media's coverage of the U.S. invasion or Iraq were some points of discussion during the event. The members of the class reintroduced themselves, which was more than catching up. This gave them a chance to see how much they have put into practice ideas and inspirations they took away from their year at Harvard University. For some, that means actually running a newsroom. For others it is trying new forms of journalism, or consulting, or book-writing.
ACCESSION #
14690259

 

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