Filmmaker Laura Poitras is winner of the 2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence, awarded each year by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard.
Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of â€œDemocracy Now!,â€ also has been selected to receive a special I.F. Stone lifetime achievement award.
The two journalists will be honored at a ceremony at Harvard University on February 5, 2015.