Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

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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...

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

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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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