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‘He was fearless’

Competitors, former colleagues, industry critics size up Martin Baron’s contributions to American journalism

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Denise-Marie Ordway

A long road, well chronicled

From community college to Pulitzer finalist and Nieman Fellow, Denise-Marie Ordway compares and contrasts different forms of higher education

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will seek to "not lose" in front of a television audience that is expected to rival the Super Bowl's.

Debating the debates

Harvard analysts ponder the upcoming presidential clashes, how viewers may react, and how the candidates might snare their votes

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“ISIS communicates perfectly well through YouTube and Twitter and Facebook. It doesn’t need us,” said Jeffrey Goldberg (center), a national correspondent for The Atlantic. “Something radical has shifted in the way some of these terrible groups have seen us, and so I can’t in good conscience tell anybody to go anywhere near this conflict anymore.”

A price too high

Journalist Jeffrey Goldberg reflects on the end of Middle East war correspondents, and what is lost

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Three veteran war correspondents talk about the increasingly dangerous job of reporting from conflict zones. New York Times reporter Carlotta Gall (seated, left) has covered Afghanistan since the 9/11 attacks.  Gall, a 2012 Nieman Fellow, is now the North Africa bureau chief for the Times.

Women at war

Veteran journalists discuss dangers, difficulties of reporting from conflict zones

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In a new polemic, Harvard Kennedy School Professor Thomas Patterson calls for sweeping changes to the education of journalists and the practice of journalism. “In some ways, it amazes me some of the things that have fallen through the cracks in journalism,” said Patterson. “It’s an old problem, but I think there’s a new urgency.”

Hard-pressed

Why it’s time, author says, for journalism to raise its intellectual standards

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“What I love about my profession is I get to go deep. I get to find out what’s on your mind and what you’re thinking and why it’s important,” said Peter Hart, who is teaching public opinion techniques and strategies.

Inquiring minds

Public opinion guru shows students how to get at what voters really think

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