The Value of the Nieman Fellows' Experience

March 2011
Nieman Reports;Spring2011, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p3
The article offers information on the South African Nieman Fellows and their contribution to the end of apartheid. In 1961, Aubrey Sussens and Lewis Nkosi became the first South Africans to join the Neiman program at Harvard University. With a total of 56, South Africa has had the largest number of Nieman fellows from any single foreign country since 1960. The article also mentions notable South African fellows who were present at the 50th anniversary weekend including Joe Thloloe, Allister Sparks, Ton Vosloo, and Mathatha Tsedu.


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