Neuffer Blog

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Read more about being a Neuffer Fellow and the life changing internships at the Boston Globe and the New York Times.

Reflections after Courage

The stage at the Courage in Journalism awards before the start of the ceremony. A little under two weeks ago, I joined the IWMF team in New York for the Courage in Journalism awards ceremony…

Ellen Clegg on the Neuffer Fellowship

I thought it would be great to have a short background  on Ellen Clegg, who was the editor of the Boston Globe’s opinion page for a long time and worked with many of the previous…

Endorsement Meetings at the Globe Ahead of the 2018 Midterms

Newspapers endorsing candidates running for national or local seats in the US is a phenomenon many Europe-based journalists find bizarre. While European papers will definitely have a general “bias” or slant for a certain candidate,…

Courage will persist

Attended the Courage in Journalism Awards Ceremony yesterday in New York. The parents of Kim Wall, the Swedish journalist who was brutally murdered, were here with us. And, everyone got a card of my friend Sim…

Meet Kasparov, such a wise and courageous man.

In this semester’s first Starr Forum which is a brand event of CIS at MIT, the respected Russian chess grandmaster and dissident political activist Garry Kasparov talked about “Trump-Putin Phenomenon”. Luckily, I managed to interview him…

Nerd Pride & Humor: The Harvard Bridge

  【Nerd Pride & Humor】The Harvard Bridge between MIT campus (in Cambridge) and Boston is measured by a strange standard– Smoot. In October 1958, Oliver Smoot, a then student who graduated in 1962 repeatedly lay…

(September 6th)  One day at Harvard

(September 6th)  One day at Harvard. The interview with Professor Yasheng Huang on the weaknesses of democracies and then this great forum–Are Democracies in Peril? Ps: love this uni-sex restroom’s design.    

(September 4th) Just a few days, have already fallen love for this city…

  (September 4th) Just a few days, have already fallen love for this city, a perfect combination of history and vitality. The best place ever to get to know about how the founders of the…

Express and Metro at the New York Times

Time has really been flying. I have two more weeks left of this fellowship, and I know they’ll pass in the blink of an eye. I last posted here when I was beginning my stint…