Nieman Foundation for Journalism announces newest class

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Nieman Foundation for Journalism announces newest class

Cambridge, May 2 (AP) The Nieman Foundation for Journalism has announced its 24-member class of 2018 , which includes media members, including from India, who plan on studying sexual violence, minority populations and the effects of technology on the industry at Harvard University.

The Nieman fellows, 12 from the US and 12 from overseas, include writers, editors, broadcast producers, a photographer and a newspaper director of audience engagement. Associated Press journalists Maryclaire Dale, Lisa Lerer and Shalini Singh from The Week are among the group.

They begin an academic year of study at Harvard University this fall. Fellows also attend Nieman seminars, workshops and work on their research with Harvard scholars and other leading thinkers.

Established in 1938, the Nieman Foundation administers the oldest midcareer fellowship program for journalists in the world. The program has educated more than 1,500 journalists from 96 countries. (AP)

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