Rema Nagarajan of TOI bags Nieman Fellowship

Rema Nagarajan an assistant editor at The Times of India, is among 24 journalists who have been chosen for the 2011-12 class of Nieman Fellows at Harvard University.

According to a Harvard announcement, Rema will “study patterns and trends in mortality, fertility and population growth and their relationship with population health, the impact of poverty, class, gender and geography on access to health care and medical ethics.”

Rema is part of the Times Insight Group (TIG) “which has a mandate to look at stories beyond and behind the headlines. She writes mostly on development issues like health and factors that affect the quality of life. This includes life-affirming stories of extraordinary individuals and organizations who have made a difference.”

Read Rema Nagarajan’s blog: News-Sick

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1 Comment

  1. Charu Kartikeya

    I tried reading up about this fellowship.It invites non-US journalists but doesn’t provide them funds!Then what is the fellowship for??

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