News about individual Pulitzer Center grantee projects.
Columbia University, New York City
A discussion with Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer and Pulitzer Center grant-recipiens David Enders and Richard Rowley. Plus video screenings of a few of David and Rick Rowley's videos, including "Dangerous Allies." Followed by Q & A and a reception.
Busboys & Poets, Washington, D.C.
By Allie Feras. American University's The Eagle
An amplified focus on the genocide in Darfur has drawn international attention away from tragedies occurring in south Sudan, filmmaker Jen Marlowe said at a panel discussion Tuesday evening.
"The peace process that was started [in South Sudan] ... has been allowed to slide back into what looks like a slide back into civil war," Marlowe said.
Pulitzer Center grantee Loretta Tofani appeared on C-SPAN's Washington Journal to discuss her series about how Chinese workers lose their health and lives making cheap products for export to the U.S.
One man is using his great wealth to try to help some of the poorest people in Mozambique by attracting more tourists to the beautiful national park of Gorongosa. Scott Pelley reports.
ENOUGH is sponsoring a video contest to raise awareness of the connection between the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the world's demand for electronic products - especially cell phones.
Photojournalist Carlos Villalon has worked for news organizations around the world. He traveled throughout eastern Congo between April and June of 2006, documenting the impact of war, coltan mining and trade on daily life. The Pulitzer Center is pleased to present his work and commentary here, as a supplement to the Center's own project on Congo.
It sounds as if every subject is fair game in this year's elections, but one issue that's not being debated is America's posture toward Iran. Before leaving Washington to campaign, Republicans and Democrats passed the Iran Freedom Support Act, which the President signed with little fanfare. But critics say it's strikingly similar to the Iraq Liberation Act. Voted for by most of the Congress and every Senator, it called for "regime change," and it was later used as evidence that Congress favored war with Saddam Hussein.
Jon Sawyer participated in a panel discussion about Darfur, Sudan at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. He explained why the African Union force couldn’t fulfill its peacekeeping mission.