Pulitzer Center Update

This Week in Education: Skype a Journalist into Your Classroom

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Jahd Khalil dials in from Cairo to speak with Jack London Middle School 6th graders. Image courtesy of Tracy Crowley. United States, 2018.

Jahd Khalil dials in from Cairo to speak with Jack London Middle School 6th graders. Image courtesy of Tracy Crowley. United States, 2018.

Featured Lesson Plan:

Skype a Journalist into Your Classroom

Looking for a writer, researcher, and world-traveler to connect your classroom content with current events, first-hand experience, and a global perspective? Interested in teaching your students the value of good journalism and free expression to celebrate World Press Freedom Day (May 3)?

With interactive, customizable sessions on topics including climate change, migration, and the responsible creation and consumption of news, our journalists can do exactly that. Find out how to schedule a free Skype session with an international reporter for your class.

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Still from "Meet the Journalist: Sean Lyngaas." 2018.

Still from "Meet the Journalist: Sean Lyngaas." 2018.

Featured Reporting Project:

Cyber Insecurity in the Nuclear Sector

Sean Lyngaas tackles the story of how hackers are targeting nuclear facilities around the world and explains how understanding why the nuclear sector's cyber defenses are vulnerable—and how leaders are responding—has never been more urgent.

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Nilza Munambo listens to a fetal heartbeat. She's in charge of the maternity ward at Chokwe District Hospital and regularly performs cesarean sections even though she's not a doctor. Image by Bridget Huber. Mozambique, 2014.

Nilza Munambo listens to a fetal heartbeat. She's in charge of the maternity ward at Chokwe District Hospital and regularly performs cesarean sections even though she's not a doctor. Image by Bridget Huber. Mozambique, 2014.

Featured Blog:

Pulitzer Center and Global Health NOW Partner to Teach Storytelling in Global Health

Get the highlights from a workshop on communicating global health stories to the media and the public, led by the Pulitzer Center's Dr. Rebecca Kaplan and journalist grantees Poonam Daryani, Rebecca Hersher, and Allison Shelley.

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Image by Jordan Roth. United States, 2016.

Image by Jordan Roth. United States, 2016.

Featured Opportunity:

Fighting Words Poetry Contest and Workshop

K-12 students in the U.S. and abroad are invited to submit to the Fighting Words Poetry Contest for the chance to win cash prizes up to $100, publication, and performance opportunities. DEADLINE: May 18, 2018

Pulitzer Center staff is also available to facilitate a workshop to guide students in crafting successful entries. Schedule a workshop in your school by emailing hberk@pulitzercenter.org