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Joshua Benton

Fellows Fall 2003
Dallas Morning News

Joshua Benton is director of the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. The Lab is an attempt to figure out a productive future for quality journalism online. While an IRP fellow, he worked as a staff writer and columnist for The Dallas Morning News, where he spent seven years. He has reported from ten foreign countries and three times been a finalist for the Livingston Award for International Reporting. He previously worked at The Blade in Toledo. A native of small-town south Louisiana, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Yale University, where he served as editor-in-chief of the Yale Herald.


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