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  • Meet the Journalist: Michael Scott Moore

    Known pirates have smuggled people across the Gulf of Aden, from Somalia to Yemen, in fishing skiffs, before the Yemeni civil war made that route unappealing. Now Somali gangs reach overland from northern Somalia right across Ethiopia, and into Sudan, to move Somalis toward the Libyan coast. Some migrants are even held hostage along the way. As a former hostage, journalist Michael Scott Moore disc...

  • Madeleine Albright and Stephen Hadley at Nerinx Hall

    On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, Jon Sawyer, executive director of the Pulitzer Center, moderated the first of a series of campus lectures involving Madeleine Albright, secretary of state under President Bill Clinton, and Stephen Hadley, national security advisor under President George W. Bush—co-chairs of the Middle East Strategy Task Force (MEST), a two-year initiative of the Atlantic Council's R...

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  • Student Voices: Middle East Strategy Task Force

    Students at Pulitzer Center partner schools and universities have engaged with Middle East policy issues via Pulitzer-supported journalism and also the Middle East Strategy Task Force, an initiative of the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center that was co-chaired by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Advisor Stephen J. Hadley. Albright and Hadley are prese...

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  • Coffee, Catholics and Climate Change

    Camila DeChalus examines how small coffee farmers in Colombia are fighting against the impact of climate change. With the assistance of the Catholic Church, they are now experimenting with techniques to sustain coffee production.

  • Meet the Journalist: Rachel Oswald

    CQ Roll Call foreign policy reporter Rachel Oswald discusses her reporting on how the breakdown in U.S.-Russia strategic relations was impacting nuclear security, arms control, and nonproliferation. In her interviews with retired Russian military officers, former Duma members, and scientists, she was repeatedly told that the potential for a nuclear misunderstanding during a moment of crisis had no...

  • Student Voices

    Students from Nerinx Hall High School, Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, and Science Leadership Academy react and pose questions to the Atlantic Council's Middle East Strategy Task Force's executive summary.

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  • Pulitzer Center Grantees Win Ellie Award for Multimedia Journalism

    Emily Kassie, Malia Politzer “The 21st Century Goldrush,” a multimedia story by two Pulitzer Center grantees, Emily Kassie and Malia Politzer, took home this year’s Ellie award for multimedia journalism. The piece was published in The Huffington Post's Highline in 2016. The American Society of Magazine Editors hosts the annual Ellie Awards for categories ran...

  • This Week: Caring for Mental Health in India, the Sunni-Shi'a Divide, Peace in Afghanistan

    Tom Hundley Mental Health in Poor CountriesJoanne Silberner In developing countries struggling against malaria, HIV/AIDS, malnutrition and other preventable public health crises, one area of concern that is routinely overlooked by governments and aid agencies is mental health. But as grantee Joanne Silberner reports in her series for NPR’s Morning Edition an...

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  • Meet the Journalist: Amy Maxmen

    In July 2016, Amy Maxmen traveled to Kwa-Zulu Natal in South Africa, where girls under age 20 are being infected by HIV at alarming rates. To learn why, she spent time with young women and with scientists who have struggled to create tools that protect women. Read more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/teenage-hiv

  • Meet the Journalist: Rachel Bronson

    Rachel Bronson, executive director and publisher of The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, partnered with the Pulitzer Center to work on a data visualization that enables users to find out about the status and developments in nuclear power plant building, new and abandoned constructions, and reactor startups and shutdowns on a global scale through more than 60 years of nuclear industry history. Th...

  • Meet the Journalist: Ako Salemi

    In this video, Ako Salemi discusses reporting on the impact of climate change on people's lives in Iran. Salemi, a photojournalist, traveled to many regions in Iran to document the crisis, paying particular attention to Lake Urmia, which has shrunk by more than 90 percent since the 1970s. Read more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/climate-change-iran

  • Meet the Journalists: Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin in Cuba

    PBS NewsHour takes us to Cuba after Fidel Castro’s death to report on the cruelty and charisma that the former president used to dominate his country for half a century. Read more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/cuba-after-fidel

  • Meet the Journalist: Joanne Silberner

    For many years, the global health community has ignored the burdens of mental illness in poor communities. But that’s changing. Researchers around the world are documenting the high toll that mental illnesses take, and they’re working on inexpensive, effective treatments. Joanne Silberner visited India to report on this issue. Her stories deal with the face of depression in India, how an NGO is ...

  • Meet the Journalist: Alice Su

    China's Muslim minorities make up only two percent of the population, but comprise 20 million people. How do they relate to Islam, the state, the majority Han Chinese and one another? Journalist Alice Su discusses her project supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Read more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/islam-chinese-characteristics

  • Meet the Journalists: Meta Krese and Jost Franko

    Why are shirts, jeans, and countless other cotton items we use every day so strikingly cheap? What is the secret? The answer is simple. When Paul Timbi Kobassare, a farmer in Burkina Faso, divides the income he gets from cultivating cotton by the number of days in a year, it comes to a bit more than one dollar per day. In Dhaka, Bangladesh, Anowara’s workday in the garment industry is at least 10 ...

  • Meet the Journalist: Daniella Zalcman

    For more than a century, the Canadian government operated a network of Indian residential schools that were meant to assimilate young indigenous students into western Canadian culture. Indian agents would take children, as young as two or three years old, from their homes and send them to church-run boarding schools where they were punished for speaking their native languages or observing any indi...

  • Meet the Journalist: Emily Gogolak

    In this project, journalist Emily Gogolak documents the stories of women and children deported from immigration detention centers in Texas, focusing on Hondurans. Violent deaths among women in Honduras rose by more than 263 percent between 2005 and 2013. The impunity rate for femicide and sexual violence claims is about 95 percent. Gogolak reports on life inside family immigration detention center...

  • Meet the Journalists: Nick Schifrin and Zack Fannin, Mexico

    In a project for PBS NewsHour, Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin report on why President-Elect Donald Trump's promises to build a wall and pull out of free trade agreements could exacerbate the illegal immigration he vows to fight. Read more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/fear-and-loathing-mexico

  • Meet the Journalist: Martin Fletcher

    On the western fringe of Harare is Heroes Acre, a monument to Zimbabwe's war of independence in the 1970s where leaders of its liberation movement are buried. They include Robert Mugabe's first wife, Sally, who died of kidney failure in 1992. What intrigues me are the two empty plots beside her black marble grave. One is presumably reserved for Mugabe himself, but who will be accorded the other? ...

  • Meet the Journalist: Laura Kasinof

    Germany's overburdened bureaucracy struggles to cope with the influx of new migrant arrivals. Asylum seekers discover that finding housing and jobs—and even just obtaining refugee status—is more difficult than they had anticipated. Laura Kasinoff learns what it means to leave everything behind and move to a new country with little knowledge of what the future will hold. Read more: http://pulitzer...

  • Meet the Journalist: Ewen MacAskill

    Among many grim places around the world is Villa Grimaldi, a former farmhouse in Santiago, Chile. It was one of secret detention centers run by the security services after the 1973 military coup, a place of torture and murder. Ewen MacAskill visited Villa Grimaldi to speak with one of the victims to try to reconstruct the life of the late Roberto Kozak. A junior diplomat from Argentina, Kozak is...

  • The Next Frontier in Mining: Deep Sea Exploitation in the Pacific

    The ocean has a wealth of resources. From food, to travel, to pharmaceutical needs, and to energy, the ocean has always provided for mankind. And now, mankind is turning to the ocean for minerals and metals needed for the technology we use in our everyday lives. An exploration into the emerging industry of deep sea mining leads to more questions than answers. Read more: http://pulitzercenter.org/...

  • Meet the Journalist: Elisabeth Zerofsky

    Journalist Elisabeth Zerofsky describes her research into France's new deradicalization programs. Unlike other Western European countries, France did not have any sort of deradicalization policy in place to deal with the increase in jihadist radicalization across the country until 2014. After some trial and error, the government opened its first deradicalization center in fall 2016, despite concer...

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  • San Jose News Outlet Lauds California Education Initiative

    Arthur Jones In a recent article by Jacqueline Lee, The Mercury News reported on the Pulitzer Center education team's work in Bay Area schools. On January 9, 2017, Palo Alto High School hosted documentary photographer and Pulitzer Center grantee Misha Friedman in a series of workshops for their journalism students. Lee described Friedman's presentation: ...

  • This Week: Nuclear Power, Hidden Lives of Migrant Workers

    Tom Hundley Can Nuclear Power Slow Global Warming? Former NASA scientist James Hansen, the leading authority on global warming, has argued that nuclear power is the only viable solution to climate change. Critics point to nuclear power’s costs and accident and proliferation risks as unacceptable drawbacks. A special issue of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scient...

  • Bill Gates Cites Everyday Africa as Top Reason to Be Hopeful About Africa’s Future

    In his first blog post of 2017, philanthropist Bill Gates named Pulitzer Center education partner Everyday Africa as the top reason to be hopeful about Africa’s future. He writes: “Everyday Africa is one of Melinda and my favorite Instagram profiles. It shows what the vast, culturally diverse continent of Africa is like beyond the lazy stereotypes. I’m not much of a photographer m...

  • This Week: Who Are the Refugees Barred From Entering the U.S.?

    Tom Hundley Just Like UsTomas van Houtryve President Trump, with an executive order last week, closed America’s borders to refugees and others from seven mostly Muslim countries. Pulitzer Center grantee Tomas van Houtryve has been following the Instagram trail of some of these refugees as they struggle to find safe haven. Their self-portraits, layered with T...

  • Who Are the Refugees Barred From Entering the United States?

    Jeff Barrus On Friday, January 27, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order barring citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States. Within hours, 109 people were either held in detention or deported, and protests were staged at airports in New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Seattle, and other major U.S. cities. By...

  • Hardy Middle Schoolers Report D.C., Slowly

    Akela Lacy For students at Hardy Middle School in Washington, DC, talking to strangers wasn’t easy. Perrine Punwani’s eighth grade class spent three days studying slow journalism guided by Paul Salopek’s “Out of Eden Walk,” an epic 10-year exercise in slow journalism following humanity's first footsteps out of Africa. In a three-day “Walk Like a Journalist”...

  • Pulitzer Center Grantee Laura Bassett Wins Population Institute's Global Media Award

    Libby Allen Pulitzer Center grantee Laura Bassett is a winner of The Population Institute’s 37th Annual Global Media Awards for Excellence in Population Reporting. The category for Best Article or Series of Articles is recognizing her story, "Instruments of Oppression," which was published in Huffington Post Highline. Grantee Jake Naughton photographed all i...

  • This Week: Widowhood in Africa, Asia and Europe

    Tom Hundley What Happens When Your Husband DiesCynthia Gorney, Amy Toensing, Kathryn Carlson Beyond the sorrow of loss, the death of a husband can bring a special torment to women. “In many cultures, widows are so vulnerable—to abusive tradition, to poverty, to the aftermath of wars that killed their husbands—that widowhood itself must be regarded as a poten...

  • Pulitzer Center Grantees Finalists for 2017 Ellie Awards

    Three Pulitzer Center grantees have been named finalists for the American Society of Magazine Editors' (ASME) 2017 National Magazine Awards for Print and Digital Media, also known as the Ellie Awards. Malia Politzer and Emily Kassie are finalists in the Multimedia category for "The 21st Century Gold Rush: How the Refugee Crisis Is Changing the World Economy," a four-part multimedi...

  • Ebola Documentary Nominated for Germany's Grimme Award

    We Want You to Live - Liberia’s Fight Against Ebola, a documentary directed by Pulitzer Center grantee Carl Gierstorfer, has been nominated for the 2017 Grimme Award, Germany’s most-respected television award honoring journalism and storytelling. The documentary examines one community’s fight for survival against Ebola through the eyes of Liberians working on the front lines to b...

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  • This Week: How to Win the War on Drugs

    Tom Hundley A Surprising Win in BoliviaSimeon Tegel Bolivia seems to be winning its war on drugs. The strategy for success? Legalizing coca production and expelling the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Since legalizing the crop in 2004 and banishing the DEA four years later, the government of Evo Morales has seen a sharp decrease in drug violence. Coca,...

  • Job Announcement: Campaign Director, Development

    Ten years ago the Pulitzer Center opened its doors, a one-person shop with a donated desk, modest seed funding, and high ambitions: to fill gaps in reporting and inspire a new generation of journalists to cover the big global issues that affect us all. We’ve come a long way—building a talented staff, supporting hundreds of journalists, forging partnerships with strong news-media or...

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  • Meet the Journalist: Beatrice Obwocha

    Journalist Beatrice Obwocha travels from Mombasa, Kenya, to Kigali, Rwanda. In her reporting, she planned to focus on road safety issues, but she also encountered corruption among the security agents and gained first-hand experience of truckers' life on the Northern Corridor, one of the busiest routes in the East Africa region. Read more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/impact-truck-crashes-ea...

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  • This Week: Through a Changing Climate

    Jon Sawyer Passage Through a Changing ClimateBrian Castner Grantee Brian Castner has just finished paddling the 1,125-mile length of Canada’s Mackenzie River, from the Great Slave Lake to the Arctic Ocean. The Mackenzie, the second longest river in North America, is “a massive icebox that moderates weather across the continent.” In his fascinating, multi-par...

  • Saul Elbein's Work Highlighted by Poynter

    Saul Elbein Pulitzer Center Grantee Saul Elbein’s recent article for VICE News, “Cambodian Journalists Are Dying Trying to Save the Country’s Forests,” was highlighted by James Warren, Poynter.org’s chief media editor, in his daily Warren Report, which highlights noteworthy developments in media. Writes Warren: “[Elbin is] a freelance reporter who went to t...

  • 'Fractured Lands' Pioneers Ambitious New Media Partnership Model

    Nathalie Applewhite Last month, Ellen Laipson, president emeritus of the Stimson Center and an expert in global policymaking, wrote an essay about a special issue of the New York Times Magazine called “Fractured Lands,” a manifestation of 18 months of reporting into why and how the Arab world collapsed. In her essay, Laipson described the important role of j...

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  • Trans Women Take on Theater: Acting as Activism

    In early August 2016, the cast and crew of Teesri Dhun, or Third Tune, traveled to Islamabad to privately perform for the United States Embassy. However, co-director Iram Sana had no intentions of leaving the city without a public showing. On the first Saturday of August, Teesri Dhun was brought to the National College of the Arts (in Rawalpindi). Teesri Dhun depicts the lives and challenges of ...

  • George Black: Cleaning India's Ganges River

    For his Pulitzer Center-supported project, "India's Augean Stables," George Black focused on Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi's campaign to clean up the sacred-and heavily polluted-Ganges River. Black's story on this topic for The New Yorker examines how the cleanup campaign relates to Modi's background as a militant Hindu nationalist and how it may inflame Hindu-Muslim tensions in the northern ...

  • Discrimination Against the Roma in Italy

    The Roma have been discriminated against in Italy from the time the ethnic group first arrived in the country in 1400 to the present day. The government has inducted a strategy of inclusion for the Roma, but only time will tell if the plan will be able to merge the Italian and Roma societies together. Read more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/italian-roma

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  • Pulitzer Center Grantee Honored for Science Writing

    Pulitzer Center grantee Amy Maxmen is one of five recipients of the 2016 Science in Society Journalism Awards. The award, presented annually by the National Association of Science Writers, recognizes excellence in reporting on how the sciences impact society. Maxmen’s Pulitzer Center-supported National Geographic article, “How the Fight Against Ebola Tested a Culture’s Traditions,...

  • This Week: Cambodia's Murdered Journalists

    Jon Sawyer Dying to Save Cambodia's RainforestsSaul Elbein Grantee Saul Elbein reports that in remote forests around the world “a rising boom in the illegal sale of wood, land, and minerals has turned the environmental beat into a new sort of conflict journalism. Since 2005, 40 journalists around the world have died while reporting these stories, more than a...

  • "Fractured Lands" at Columbia School of Journalism

    John Morrison On Thursday, September 8, 2016 the Pulitzer Center in partnership with the Columbia School of Journalism hosted a panel discussion on "Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart," a 41,000-word piece written by Scott Anderson and photographed by Paolo Pellegrin for The New York Times Magazine, accompanied by a virtual-reality film by Ben So...

  • Jon Sawyer Discussed Pulitzer Prize Centennial on 'St. Louis on the Air'

    Jon Sawyer, founder and executive director of the Pulitzer Center, appeared on public radio program St. Louis on the Air to discuss the Pulitzer Prizes centennial celebration and the state of journalism today. In addition, Sawyer talked about the Pulitzer Center's commitment to education outreach as a vehicle for promoting news to younger and diverse audie...

  • News Bites and Lesson Plan of the Week: Arab Spring Monologues

    Fareed Mostoufi Dear Educators, We hope you all had wonderful long weekends and are having a great start to the school year. We have begun planning lots of exciting initiatives for the fall connecting educators to reporting from Pulitzer Center journalists. Contact us at education@pulitzercenter.org if you would like to work with us to bring global reporting...

  • The Pulitzer Center Partners With the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art to Launch 'Dispatches' Exhibit

    Imagine news stories told through art. Stories such as the 2016 Presidential election, the Black Lives Matter movement, or climate change. What would they say? That’s the idea behind Dispatches, a new, multi-platform exhibition from the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) in Winston Salem, North Carolina, bringing together contemporary artists, Pulitzer-Prize winning p...

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  • "Fractured Lands" at Columbia University Journalism School on September 8th

    On Thursday September 8, 2016 the Pulitzer Center, in partnership with the Columbia School of Journalism, hosted a panel discussion on Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart, the 41,000-word piece written by Scott Anderson and photographed by Paolo Pellegrin for The New York Times Magazine, accompanied by a virtual-reality film by Ben Solomon. Read more: http://pulitzercenter.org/blog/fra...

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