You've heard about the role of social media and emergency law in the revolutions proliferating across the Middle East, but what about sex?
President Teodoro Obiang puts a carefully devised public spin on the oil empire fueling his family's lavish lifestyle, while the vast majority of his citizens live in poverty.
The international community ignored the events in Osh, Kyrgyzstan last June and they continue to ignore the threat of war over Nogorno-Karabakh.
Sudanese in the US have been given the opportunity to vote on the referendum for southern secession. They share their hopes and dreams for a new southern Sudan.
Sudan begins voting Sunday on a referendum that will decide whether the South will secede from the North.
Refugee Bill Clinton Hadam finds a comfort zone in elite Olympic training. And his family now includes its first US citizens – newborn twins.
The winners of the Project:Report contest received travel grants to report on an under-reported international story. Their reporting is now underway.
A slideshow presentation of National Geographic reporter Brent Stirton's reporting trip to Timbuktu. Based on an article in the January 2011 issue of National Geographic Magazine.
Jodi Enda and Kerry Davis of the American Journalism Review interview Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer for "Retreating from the World."
The pressure is on to meet the 2015 deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), adopted to encourage social and economic development in the world's poorest countries.
The Pulitzer Center's evolving model of non-profit international journalism in the digital media age, and some lessons learned along the way.
Feminist radio show The Majority United speaks with Scott Carney to understand the impact of black market adoption deals and genetic and body part trading on women.
A former frequent flier sacrifices world travel in favor of helping the environment and finds personal grounding in her simplified lifestyle.
On January 23rd, the legendary Polish journalist Ryszard Kapuscinski died. The next day The Boston Globe closed its last three foreign bureaus. Kapuscinski was the inspiration to a generation of foreign correspondents, Poland?s only reporter outside its own borders during the Cold War who, since he couldn?t cover everything, had the latitude to report at length what he found interesting. The Globe, like The Baltimore Sun and other smaller-city papers, was forced to reduce its foreign coverage to save editorial jobs closer to home.
...a bright light in this bleak landscape Grant recipients share their thoughts on the Pulitzer Center:
The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is partnering with the International Center For Journalists (ICFJ) to sponsor one of the World Affairs Journalism Fellowships. The Pulitzer Center WAJF Fellow will pursue a project that addresses an under-reported international issue through a combination of print and other media outlets. The designated fellow will receive additional support from the Pulitzer Center staff and the resulting project will be highlighted on the Pulitzer Center's Web site.
The following is an excerpt of an address delivered by Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer to the Southeastern World Affairs Institute, July 30, 2006.
Was there ever a more urgent moment in which to examine the role and relevance of the United Nations? Was it ever more timely to recall first principles, the great traumas that occasioned the UN's creation and to the challenges that have beset it – and its supporters – from the very beginning?
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.
The following is an excerpt from "Media Misfires: Lessons from a Troubled Time," an address by Jon Sawyer delivered to The Roundtable on February 28, 2006.
It's a great pleasure to be here, and such an elegant occasion. It was at a dinner nearly this elegant, not so far from here and some 30 years ago, that I first met Joe and Annie Schlafly. It happened that my wife's mother and Ellen Conant, Annie's mother, had mutual friends from college – and so Ellen and George organized what they called an "informal little dinner" to introduce us to St. Louis.