Nuclear talks at UN end in failure amid strife over Israel, a proposed Middle East ban on WMD and attacks on the failure of nuclear-weapons states to take meaningful steps toward disarmament.
Laurence Cornet talked with journalist Tomas van Houtryve about what drone imagery might mean for the future of photojournalism.
In California, a suburban family grapples with the impact of a rare, polio-like syndrome.
Americans waste more food than any other country in the world. "Wasted USA" looks at the reasons behind America's waste problem and its love-hate relationship with food.
Filmmaker Karim Chrobog looks at the staggering amount of food wasted in the U.S. – a problem with major human and environmental costs.
A California toddler learns to cope with the effects of a mysterious disease that paralyzes.
National Geographic's Janna Dotschkal interviews Pulitzer Center grantee Dominic Bracco II about his work in Mexico, Texas, and Honduras.
Disenfranchisement lingers on in Virginia for ex-offenders who have already served their time in prison.
A better workplace for the Oglala Sioux Department of Public Safety and a measure of pride for those who brought the new Center into existence.
Private tiger ownership in the United States is surprisingly commonplace, and the issue has recently garnered national political attention.
With its fast-growing immigrant population, Louisiana is a prime example of a state trying to keep pace with increasing language access demands.
Images of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in southern California’s Mojave Desert.
OneWorld.net's April 1 Today's News section features the Pulitzer Center "Hope: Living and Loving with HIV/AIDS in Jamaica" project. For this project, poet and writer Kwame Dawes traveled to Jamaica to tell the stories of those living with the disease or caring for others. The result is a collection of essays, poems, video, music and photographs that capture a range of emotions and speak to resilience, hope and possibility often in the face of despair.
After winning the Pulitzer Center's March 2008 Global Issues / Citizen Voices contest on Helium.com, Loyce Kareri appeared on BBC World news alongside Pulitzer Center Director Jon Sawyer to speak about the contest, her essay and what the future holds for citizen journalism.
Thanks to all who have participated in our third round Global Issues/Citizen Voices writing contest. Your thoughts have stimulated some great discussion — enter round four to continue the engagement of these international issues!
Round three winners:
Afghanistan and Bolivia: Eric Lannak
Democratic Republic of Congo: Julia Bodeeb White
East Africa: Don K. Potochny (pen name Keith Bailey)
Jamaica: Glynnis Hayward
In March 2008, The Pulitzer Center partnered with Helium to launch its first round of the Global Issues/Citizen Voices Contest. Find the winning essays here.
Katie Suter, Georgetown University Class of 2011, Special to the Pulitzer Center
When entering our Justice and Peace Studies class this past January, many of my classmates were excited about the prospect of learning various human rights and social justice theories. However, more than simply teaching us about the academic prospects associated with nonprofit work, Professor Rachel Stohl wanted us to get a hands-on approach to the field of Justice and Peace, starting with participating in the Pulitzer Center's Global Gateway initiative.
The global information network OneWorld highlights the Pulitzer Center as its featured partner beginning Feb. 1. OneWorld is an organization striving to increase global connections by providing access to news articles, videos and radio clips.
Click here to learn more about our collaborative work with OneWorld.
Open Culture, a blog that explores cultural and educational media, recently featured the Pulitzer Center as number seven on its list of 10 "intellectually redeemable" video channels on YouTube. YouTube channels such as BBC Worldwide, UC Berkeley and The Nobel Prize also made Open Culture's list.
Dan Colman, the lead editor of Open Culture and the Director & Associate Dean of Stanford's Continuing Studies Program, posted on Jan. 30:
Carol Guensburg published a large report on nonprofit journalism in the December/January 2008 issue of American Journalism Review. In one of the take-out sections, she featured the Pulitzer Center:
"Funding for Foreign Forays," by Carol Guensburg. American Journalism Review, December/January 2008.
Carol Guensburg interviews Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer about the challenges and promises of heading an organization working to expand foreign affairs coverage in U.S. media.
Editor in Chief Lily Chen interviews Pulitzer Center grant-recipient Loretta Tofani about her "American Imports, Chinese Deaths" series. January 9, 2008, the Washington Observer (Mandarin Chinese), a World Security Institute publication. Lily interviews Loretta Tofani, an American journalist, about her call for people's attention to Chinese workers' benefits and rights.
Note: This article is in Mandarin Chinese.
October has been a good month at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting: The non-profit grant foundation saw reporters it sent to China and Iraq publish extensive reporting projects that gained attention across the United States. It also won an honourable mention from the Knight-Batten Awards for Innovation in Journalism.