Magazine article Nieman Reports

Nieman Foundation Announces International Fellows for 2002-03. (Nieman Notes).(Brief Article)

Magazine article Nieman Reports

Nieman Foundation Announces International Fellows for 2002-03. (Nieman Notes).(Brief Article)

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Twelve international journalists were appointed to the 65th class of Nieman Fellows. Their names and areas of interest are:

Radka Betcheva, Sofia, Bulgaria, executive producer, Bulgarian National Television; the political and social aspects of enlarging the European Union to strengthen democratic processes and human rights.

Juhong Chen, Guangzhou, China, features editor, Southern Weekend; the impact of China's entry into the World Trade Organization on urbanization and the transition from a planned to a market economy along with an examination of media industry management.

Raviv Drucker, Tel Aviv, Israel, diplomatic correspondent, IDF Radio; international conflict and resolution negotiation, and the impact of the news coverage on efforts to reach settlements.

Dina Fernandez, Guatemala City, Guatemala, Sunday magazine editor/ columnist, Prensa Libre; the role of the press in emerging democracies and newly launched free-market economies. Fernandez is a Knight Latin American Fellow; funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

John Geddes, Ottawa, Canada, Ottawa editor, MacLean's; the nature and current condition of democracy and its prospects for the future, particularly as related to the arts and culture. Geddes is the Martin Wise Goodman Canadian Nieman Fellow; funding provided by the Goodman Trust in Canada and the Goodman Fund in the United States.

Shyaka Kanuma, Rwanda, freelance writer for the Mail and Guardian; the cultural and judicial nature of genocide and how legal systems deal with it.

Ana Leglisse, Mexico City, Mexico, technology reporter, Detras de la Noticia; trends that are influenced by advances in technology and the impact these advances have on economic and social institutions. …

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