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General news updates from the Pulitzer Center.

Request for proposals: Sudan in transition (CLOSED: 05/20/10)

The Pulitzer Center is seeking proposals for reporting projects that explore under-reported issues in Sudan as that country heads toward a scheduled referendum next January on independence for southern Sudan. The Center has already initiated work in this area with PBS NewsHour but we are seeking additional proposals, especially from print reporters experienced in the region. Interested journalists should contact the Pulitzer Center immediately, at info@pulitzercenter.org.

Fragile States, Fragile Media, Jon Sawyer and Fred de Sam Lazaro, 3/30

WorldBoston and the Stanley Foundation present:
Fragile States, Fragile Media
Failed and failing states threaten their own people and the world beyond, but with journalism in profound transition reporting on them is more challenging than ever. Two leading journalists discuss how to get these stories told.

Tuesday, March 30
5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Boston University (565 Commonwealth Avenue)
Kenmore Classroom Building, Room 106

Resilience in a Ravaged Nation: Journalists Report on Haiti

Pulitzer Center-supported journalists Lisa Armstrong and Andre Lambertson present portraits of of hope and resilience as Haitian communities rebuild in the wake of catastrophe. Joining them are Fred de Sam Lazaro, director of the Project for Under-Told Stories at Saint John's University and a veteran journalist whose coverage includes developments in Haiti through the years, and Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer.

College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, Rehm Library, March 29, 2010, 7:00 pm

ONE blog features DOWNSTREAM

Rena Pacheco-Theard

ONE Splash Page

Monday was World Water Day, but if you are still thirsty for more information on this critical issue, take a look at the Pulitzer Center's online water gateway, DOWNSTREAM: Our Water, Our Lives.

DOWNSTREAM: Our Water, Our Lives

Monday, March 22 marks World Water Day. Environmental experts, policymakers, and even those of us who typically leave the tap running while brushing our teeth will pause to join the conversation about the world's most vital resource and its role in our lives.

Pulitzer Center joins News Literacy Project

Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting has joined the News Literacy Project as the 14th news organization to enroll in the national effort to help middle school and high school students become more frequent consumers and creators of credible information.

Pulitzer Center joins News Literacy Project

Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting has joined the News Literacy Project as the 14th news organization to enroll in the national effort to help middle school and high school students become more frequent consumers and creators of credible information.

Current Events: World Water Day

Peter Sawyer, Pulitzer Center

Image from Steve Sapienza and Glenn Baker's Easy Like Water project on floating schools in Bangladesh

From the women who spend hours daily fetching water to political battles over international rivers to melting icepack and rising sea levels, the water issue affects us all, and we all contribute to it.

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Pulitzer Center staff

At the Pulitzer Center, our mission is to support and produce quality international coverage of systemic issues underreported in the US media. Continued funding is critical to this work. We rely on core support from members of the Pulitzer family and private foundations. We believe it is equally important to receive support from individuals like you to build a diverse base of individuals seeking quality journalism on these important issues of our time.

"Working with International Broadcasters and Donors," featuring Managing Director Nathalie Applewhite. Adelaide, Australia

Thursday, February 25, 2010

10:30-11:30 a.m.

How to work with global broadcasters, and how to bring additional funding to your films for these broadcasters.

Moderated by Executive Producer Brenda Kelly, this panel of global broadcasters and representatives from NGOs with a worldwide mandate, will discuss how they achieve their organisation's specific goals whilst working together.

Speakers:

Afghanistan: The Human Factor, 2/22-2/25

Moderated by Jon Sawyer, Executive Director, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Panelists:

Vanessa Gezari's forthcoming book assesses the US military's Human Terrain program, which embeds social scientists and anthropologists with troops in Afghanistan. Her reporting has been featured on NPR and in The Washington Post Magazine.