Nieman Fellowship in Journalism

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism has hosted more than 1,500 accomplished journalists from 94 countries since 1938. The fellowship has expanded in recent years to include new collaborative and experimental programs. In addition to taking classes during their time at Harvard, fellows attend Nieman seminars, workshops and master classes and work on their research with Harvard scholars and other leading thinkers in the Cambridge area. Korean journalists in the Nieman Fellowship are sponsored by The Asia Foundation with support from the Sungkok Journalism Foundation and YBM, Inc.
 

Korean Journalist Selected for Harvard’s 2017 Nieman Fellowship

Seoul, April 28, 2016

News

Today, The Asia Foundation announced that Kim Kyoungtae, editor and director of Election Broadcasting Planning at Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation in Seoul, has been selected by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard for a prestigious Nieman Fellowship. Mr. Kim is the 28th Korean journalist chosen since the Foundation began sponsoring Asian… Read more

 

Korea Elections: A Shocking Eruption of Public Dissatisfaction

April 27, 2016

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Voting officially closed at 6 p.m. for Korea’s April 13 general elections, but 30 minutes earlier, I received the early exit poll results from a joint poll conducted among three major national networks including my company, MBC, where I head the evening news desk. The poll surveyed 800,000 voters in 2,600 balloting stations across the country. As w… Read more

 

A Conversation with Korea Journalist and Nieman Fellow Seung Ryun Kim

March 18, 2015

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Veteran Korean journalist Seung Ryun Kim, assistant editor at Channel A’s political desk, prime-time host, and 2014-15 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, recently visited Asia Foundation headquarters in San Francisco. Kim is the 27th Asian journalist sponsored by The Asia Foundation for this fellowship program since 1956.

 

Korean Journalist, Nieman Fellow Seung Ryun Kim to Speak at Asia Foundation Headquarters

February 18, 2015

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Prominent Korean journalist and 2015 Harvard Nieman Fellow, Seung Ryun Kim, will speak and take questions at Asia Foundation headquarters in San Francisco on February 26.  Formerly a print journalist with the Dong-A Ilbo daily, Kim is now assistant editor on Channel A’s political desk and hosts a daily show and a Sunday evening show in prime-time…. Read more

 

Perspectives on Korea’s Role in Regional and Global Relations

San Francisco, Thursday, February 26, 2015

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12pm San Francisco, California Seung Ryun Kim, Assistant Editor, Channel A, Seoul, Korea and Fellow, Nieman Foundation for Journalism, Harvard University Seung Ryun Kim is The Asia Foundation sponsored Nieman Fellow for 2014-15.  Formerly a print journalist with the Dong-A Ilbo daily for 16 years, Kim is now assistant editor on Channel A’s politica… Read more

 

Korean Journalist Selected for Harvard’s Nieman Fellowship

Seoul, August 7, 2014

News

Seung Ryun Kim from Channel A selected for a prestigious Neiman Fellowship The Asia Foundation recently announced that Seung Ryun Kim, assistant editor at Channel A, has been selected by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard for a prestigious Nieman Fellowship. Mr. Kim is the 27th Korean journalist chosen since The Asia Foundation began s… Read more

 

The Asia Foundation Hosts Korean Journalist and Harvard Nieman Fellow Chong-ae Lee in San Francisco for Conversation on News Media in Seoul

San Francisco, April 19, 2013

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The Asia Foundation’s Asian American Exchange Unit hosts Korean Journalist and Harvard Nieman Fellow Chong-ae Lee in San Francisco. Pictured left to right: Jerry Martin, Gordon Hein, Chong-ae Lee, David Arnold, and Julia Chen. On April 16, The Asia Foundation hosted Chong-ae Lee, Asia Foundation-sponsored Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and sen… Read more

 

SBS Shakes up Voter Malaise in Korea

March 13, 2013

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The inauguration ceremony of South Korea’s new president, Park Geun-hye, was held on February 25 with mixed feelings among Koreans about her election. She is the daughter of the controversial former president, Park Chung Hee…

 

Korean Journalist Selected for Harvard Fellowship

Seoul, May 11, 2012

News

The Asia Foundation recently announced that Lee Chong-ae, a veteran reporter with the Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS), has been selected for a prestigious Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University. Ms. Lee is the first reporter from SBS, one of Korea’s most popular television stations, to be selected. She is the 26th Korean journalist chosen since Th… Read more

 

Indonesia’s Democratic Reform: Challenges and Achievements 13 Years Later

Washington, D.C., April 6, 2011

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Wednesday, April 6, 2011 9:30 am- 11:00 am Root Room, 2nd fl. The Carnegie Endowment For International Peace Building 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. As Egypt and other countries begin a momentous transition to democracy, analysts and policymakers have suggested that Indonesia, with the world’s largest Muslim population and the third… Read more