A series of images by photographer Doug Mills for Carol Rosenberg's Pulitzer Center-supported project offers us a glimpse inside the world of Guantánamo Bay.
Residents of the Puerto Rican island of Vieques face gentrification as real estate investors from the American mainland buy up houses to turn into vacation rentals.
Grantee Mark Oppenheimer discusses his upcoming Pulitzer Center-supported book about the future of Judaism after the Tree of Life massacre in Pittsburgh.
As concerns grow about the sustainability of meat production, some startup companies say they may have a solution: growing meat from animal cells in laboratories. NewsHour Weekend’s Megan Thompson visited two startups in California producing “cell-based meat.”
Low-level offenders can now avoid incarceration in many places by paying a fee. One official in Rapides Parish began asking who was keeping that money.
Former newspaper editor Dick Weiss discusses his Pulitzer Center-supported project, "Before Ferguson Beyond Ferguson" on KTRS-AM with talk show host McGraw Milhaven. Teddy Washington, a student at Washington University, whose story is reflected in the project, reflects on the unfortunate incident in which he and others were accused of theft.
An account of the path one family has taken over several generations to gain their purchase on the American Dream and at the same time witness for social justice.
Education is an obsession for the Washington family of Pasadena Hills, Missouri.
When Teddy Washington was walking with nine other black incoming Washington University students from the IHOP in Clayton back to campus, the last thing he expected was for the night to end in a confrontation with police officers.
Russia is dead set on being a global power. But what looks like grand strategy is often improvisation — amid America’s retreat.
Majid Khan, who was tortured for three years in C.I.A. prisons before being sent to Guantánamo Bay, is pursuing a strategy with his legal team in an effort to force the United States government to acknowledge what was done to him — and to give him a measure of compensation for it.
The former federal prison turned tourist attraction will serve as the perfect backdrop for this weekend's exclusive performances of The Box, a dramatic look at the effects of solitary confinement.
In 2018, hundreds of nuns descended on the U.S.-Mexico border to volunteer in migrant shelters. Many have stayed to continue their work, citing a “calling” unlike any they have felt before.
Can we create a nutritious and affordable food system in a way that’s green and fair? PBS NewsHour Weekend’s "Future of Food" international series reports on work by people who think they have solutions.
A Baltimore Sun investigation into a rogue squad of police officers who used the authority of the badge to commit crimes—and how they got away with it for so long.
In the aftermath of the worst anti-Semitic slaughter in United States history, the neighborhood of Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, relies on a century of deep urban community to cope with trauma.
“She’s Not a Boy” is the story of Tatenda Ngwaru, an asylum-seeking intersex woman who fled Zimbabwe with sixty dollars and the hope that she would finally find a place where she belonged.
Families of color have long been thwarted in finding a quality education. We present the saga of one St. Louis family, how they got educated and managed to gain their purchase on the American Dream.
Dairy farms—Wisconsin's economic engines—have been decimated in recent years due to decreased demand, lack of workers, and slumping milk prices.
As 88 miles of President Trump’s border wall go up in South Texas, scientists and local residents fear that the unique ecosystems and nature-based economy of the Lower Rio Grande Valley will suffer.
Liberal and conservative justices criticize abuses of civil asset forfeiture. Groups from CATO to the ACLU do too. Republicans and Democrats want change, but much of the reform agenda is unfinished.
A data-driven look at the impact of civil asset forfeiture reform laws throughout the Midwest.
A historic performance of The Box , a piece of transformational theater based on a journalist’s investigation onto solitary confinement, was staged on Alcatraz in June 2019.
Carol Rosenberg tells both big-sweep and incremental stories about the court and captives at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Students from Center City Public Charter School attend a three-day workshop inspired by the award-winning series ‘Pumped Dry'—learning about groundwater depletion, talking to the journalists behind the project and then tour USA Today's newsroom.
Andres Gonzalez investigates the epidemic of mass shootings in American schools, producing a body of work titled "American Origami."
Restaurateur Mike Chen legally hired expert noodle-pullers from Taiwan to create an authentic noodle house in Pittsburgh, until the Trump administration’s immigration policy changes put an end to it.
In the United States, one in every 28 children has a parent in jail or in prison. TIME for Kids executive editor Jaime Joyce reports on two programs that help families stay connected.
Threshold is a public radio show and podcast tackling one pressing environmental issue each season. The show aims to be a home for nuanced journalism about human relationships with the natural world.
After a new federal immigration policy led to hundreds of children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, The Texas Tribune opened a temporary South Texas bureau to investigate.
Nigeria, Russia, and Florida have each had difficulty mounting a strong response to HIV/AIDS, at a time when neighboring countries or states have made progress in bringing their epidemics to an end.
The placebo effect influences all types of healing, from acupuncture to laying of hands to the doctor's office. Science producer for PBS NewsHour Nsikan Akpan journeyed from Mexico to Maryland to learn how it works.
In rural Kentucky, Hands Across the Hills works to mend the political divide between Americans as the group tries to find common ground.
Inter(Nation)al is a pilot podcast and radio project that shows the hidden history behind current events through the lens of treaties signed between the U.S. Government and Native Nations.
Pulitzer Center grantees John Yang and Frank Carlson investigate the imprisonment of mentally ill Americans, efforts to seek alternative treatments, and the struggle to provide the poor with public defenders.
After Hurricane Harvey devastated south and east Texas, aerial photographer Alex MacLean and journalist Daniel Grossman set out to see the damage from the air.
Baltimore public school students connect with staff from Pulitzer Center and The Baltimore Sun to explore how journalism is produced as part of the Center's "Bringing Stories Home" initiative.
St. Louis students discuss the impacts of civil asset forfeiture in their communities.
The Luce Foundation, a supporter of the Pulitzer Center, spotlighted highlights from the Pulitzer Center's 2019 Beyond Religion Conference on its website.
Reporters Jolie McCullough and Jacob Ryan on the Pulitzer Center-supported "Taken" project spoke with Harris County Assistant District Attorney Angela Beavers and State Rep. Terry Canales in a lively debate surrounding civil asset forfeiture.
Elementary students create stories of their everyday lives from behind the lens of a camera.
Theatre piece addresses the pervasive nature of media during times of crisis.
Pulitzer Center grantees Amy Martin and Nick Mott won the 2019 Edward R. Murrow Award.
Initiative brings in 15 teachers from Washington, D.C., New York, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania, providing them with ideas on how to connect content to the "real world."
Dalia Mogahed and Katherine Coplen of the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding offer data-driven tips for responsibly reporting on American Muslim communities.
How do we bridge gaps between science and religion? Live taping of "On Being" explores the intricacies of how the mind and body interact with reality.
Panelists discuss how religion can reinforce divisions between social groups in Israel, Northern Ireland, and Indian-Americans in the United States.
Day two of the Beyond Religion Conference sparked a lively workshop conversation on how reporting on religion has evolved over time.
What stories do we see, and which ones do we miss? These stories go beyond the headlines to explore under-reported stories on migration and refugees in the United States and around the world.
Students read and discuss stories featuring children with an incarcerated parent, then take action to find solutions to some of the challenges these children face.
Students explore Afropunk as a global social catalyst and consider art and fashion's relationship to identity, culture, and social movements.
A project-based unit that engage students in the production of their own citizen journalism for Andrea Bruce's Our Democracy project.
Engage students in a dialogue about democracy with photojournalist Andrea Bruce and members of a re-entry program in Memphis, Tennessee.
Students practice skills for preparing and conducting interviews for documentary films.
Students evaluate how photojournalist Daniella Zalcman communicates interviews with blended photography in order to create their own blended portraits that communicate how their identities are...
This resource describes methods for producing documentary filmmaking projects with students that make local connections to global issues by outlining the development of the film “Placing Identity.”
This lesson offers multimedia resources that emphasize the relevance of treaties with Native nations in the U.S. today, and explore under-reported stories about Indigenous peoples around the world.
What should environmental reporting accomplish, and what creative approaches can journalists take to meeting their goal? Students reflect on these questions and plan a reporting project of their own.
Independently and collaboratively, students piece together photo puzzles and investigate the stories behind them, all the while considering: Why is it important to seek out the full story?
Reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.