The Murrey and Frances Marder Fund

December 2006
Nieman Reports;Winter2006, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p99
The article provides information on the Murrey and Frances Marder Fund in the U.S. The fund has supported various prominent initiatives at the Nieman Foundation since its endowment in November 1996. It supported four Watchdog Journalism Conferences that focused on the roles played by journalists in monitoring those who hold positions of power and influence. The fund is currently supporting the Nieman Watchdog Web site which allows authorities in various fields to suggest questions on the what the press should be asking.


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