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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.

Support the Pulitzer Center through Kachingle

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.

Afghanistan: Virtual Tour

The Pulitzer Center is presenting five panel discussions February 22-26, featuring Pulitzer Center journalists who have reported from Afghanistan. Entitled "Afghanistan: The Human Factor," the panels will be held at George Washington University, Columbia, Yale, Harvard and Wellesley.

The video presents a virtual tour through Afghanistan, taking you to the areas from which the journalists reported.

Center for Underreported News Highlights Mini-Documentaries

Ronny Dory

The Epoch Times

Prior to the earthquake in Haiti, there were far fewer reporters with video cameras capturing what was happening on the streets there. However, while there may not have been many reporters in the country, there were a few that belong to the class of journalists and documentary filmmakers dedicated to the task of bringing human crisis to light and giving voice to human suffering and injustices.