Pulitzer Center Update

Education news

The latest Pulitzer Center education news and classroom visits.

Blood, Sweat and Tea: Death Amongst India's Tea-Workers

The following is an unpublished Op-Ed article written by Sarah Ryan, as part of a Global Gateway: Georgetown project to raise awareness and develop outreach strategies for global issues.

Tea. One of the simplest drinks to make. All you need is a tea bag, hot water and some sugar. It takes a lot more effort to make the tea however, than to enjoy it. An effort which for some people means life or death.

Pulitzer Center participates in Media Re:Public Forum at USC

Media Re:public
Participatory Media – Surveying the Field in 2008
March 27-28, 2008

Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer is participating in the March 27-29 Media Re:Public forum hosted by the USC Annenberg School for Communication. Journalists, researchers and executives will gather at the forum to assess the evolving role of participatory media and discuss future possibilities for collaboration between traditional and new information channels.

Antigone Barton presents on HIV/AIDS at Indiana University, March 29-30

"Heroes of HIV: HIV in the Caribbean" reporter Antigone Barton will participate in the "Mobilizing and Engaging Communities for Global Health" Conference at Indiana University during March 29-30.

The conference, which is hosted by Americans for Informed Democracy, seeks to raise awareness amongst the younger population about international health issues such as AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as well as inspire students to strive for policy solutions.

Students, Journalist Sound Off on Iraq

By Elizabeth A. Lehnerer
Originally published in the Collinsville Herald

Last year, Collinsville High School teachers invited journalists from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to speak to students about efforts to restore a national park in Mozambique.

This year, Pulitzer and a sixth-grade teacher from Harlem gave CHS students something a little closer to home to think about.