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NIXON KARIITHI NAMED RATNER FELLOW

For the Spring 2015 semester, Nixon Kariithi has been named the Ratner Visiting Business Journalist. Kariithi has long been deeply involved in training business journalists in East Africa, including years as the Pearson Chair of Economics Journalism at  Rhodes University in South Africa.

JOURNALISTS DISCUSS CRISIS REPORTING

Leading war correspondents and photographers discussed their work at a panel discussion, Crisis Reporting in a Volatile World, on March 3.

STUDENTS COVER CHANGE IN CUBA

Journalism students had the opportunity to travel to Cuba during the winter term and cover the country’s emerging entrepreneurial sector. Read their stories.

Prof. Bridgett Davis Presents New Novel

On Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, Prof. Davis, director of the Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Program, read from her new novel Into the Go-Slow. 

FORMER REUTERS EDITOR VISITS DEPARTMENT

Betty Wong, who was the Global Managing Editor of Thomson Reuters, was the Fall 2014 Ratner Distinguished Visiting Business Journalist.

A READING AND CONVERSATION WITH
MARY GAITSKILL

At a gathering in October, Mary Gaitskill, the fall 2014 Writer-In-Residence, read an excerpt from her short memoir, "Lost Cat," which was published in the summer 2009 issue of Granta. Brenda Shaunessy, Gish Jen, Hilton Als, Katherine Vaz and Laurie Schek

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