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General news updates from the Pulitzer Center.

Jon Sawyer speaks at Crisis Communication conference, DC 11/3

John participates in the panel entitled Mega-Media in the 21st Century -- What's Old? What's New?: From Mainstream to Newstream Media from 10:45- 12:00pm.

Registration & Continental Breakfast: 7:30am-8:25am
Forum Hours: 8:20am-4:00pm
Networking Reception: 4:00pm-5:00pm

About this forum:

Pulitzer Center urges aspiring journalists to join in mission

Executive director Jon Sawyer and associate director Nathalie Applewhite provide a brief introduction to the Center's mission and approach as a non-profit journalism organization dedicated to supporting coverage of critical international issues.

Jon and Nathalie stress why the Pulitzer Center encourages participation in Project: Report, a contest the Center just launched in partnership with YouTube and Sony/Intel for aspiring journalists to tell the stories in their communities that would otherwise go untold.

Anthony Shadid appointed to Advisory Council

Anthony Shadid, a journalist for The Washington Post, is one of six Advisory Council members for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Shadid won the Pulitzer Prize for his covergage of the Iraq War. He is author of Night Draws Near: Iraq's People in the Shadow of America's War.

FEATURED DIALOGUE: HIV/AIDS Prevention - August 20 - 26

Nathalie Applewhite, the Pulitzer Center's Associate Director, will lead online discussions from August 20 - 26 on HIV prevention as part of a New Tactics in Human Rights internet dialogue. New Tactics is an organization dedicated to innovative approaches to human rights issues. Applewhite is one of seven Featured Resource Practicioners who will lead discussions on innovative ways to engage the topic of HIV/AIDS prevention. The other practicioners include:

Jon Sawyer on the Pulitzer Center's mission

Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer at the Global Health Council's annual media awards. Sawyer discusses the multi-media aspects of the Pulitzer Center's work with the council's Director of Publications and New Media Annmarie Christensen.