Bolstering a Beat: A Nieman Fellowship for Business Journalism

December 2009
Nieman Reports;Winter2009, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p3
The article reports on initiatives launched by the Nieman Foundation in response to the aspiration by Mary L. Schapiro, chairwoman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, for the press, which are designed to educate journalists about business and the economy. The first is a project called Reporting on the Collapse designed to explain the causes of the economic disaster and the choices facing the country. The second is the awarding of a fellowship in business journalism under a grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.


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