Global Goods, Local Costs

Pulitzer Center grantee Nahal Toosi explains her investigative process while writing her extended piece for POLITICO documenting the United States' involvement with the Myanmar government amid the persecution of the Rohingya. Image by Jin Ding. Washington, D.C., 2018.
June 8, 2018
by Kate Karstens, Rebecca Hamilton

At a Beyond War conference panel, journalists and Pulitzer Center grantees discuss their reporting on the Rohingya crisis while the former Ambassador to Burma explained attempts by the United States...

June 8, 2018
by Kayla Edwards, Peter DiCampo

Panelists consider how global education develops students’ global competencies that encourage critical inquiry of the world and empathy with diverse perspectives. 

Nampula, Nacala Corridor. Image by Enrico Parenti. Mozambique, 2018.
June 7, 2018 / Le Monde Diplomatique
by Stefano Liberti, Enrico Parenti

Mozambican farmers have waged a successful struggle to preserve their land from Africa's largest agribusiness project.

 "The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization" by Vince Beiser. 
June 5, 2018 / Penguin Random House
by Vince Beiser

Pulitzer Center Grantee Vince Beiser's new book titled "The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization" releases August 7, 2018.

The 2017 Student Fellowship reported from over 27 countries around the world on topics ranging from mental health to environmental issues. Image by Jin Ding. United States, 2017.
May 31, 2018
by Shakeeb Asrar, Urooj Kamran Azmi

The annual Mark of Excellence Awards are presented to students in the categories of print, radio, television, and online collegiate journalism.

May 19, 2018 / L'Internazionale
by Stefano Liberti, Enrico Parenti

How farmers in Mozambique have put up a fight and managed to defeat ProSavana, Africa's largest agro-industrial project.

Image by Sean Gallagher. China, 2017.
May 7, 2018
by Sean Gallagher, James Whitlow Delano

In the latest installment in PDN's "How I Got The Grant" series, grantees Sean Gallagher and James Whitlow Delano discuss their Pulitzer Center experience.

Lead poisoning victim Royce Sakaloa, 6, plays in her backyard less than 50m from the entrance to the former mine. Image by Larry C. Price. Zambia, 2017.
April 4, 2018
by Larry C. Price, Ann Peters

Photographer shares his images and reporting on environmental dangers and public health.  

March 27, 2018
by Beth Gardiner, Will Fitzgibbon

Beth Gardiner and Will Fitzgibbon explore their Pulitzer Center-supported reporting with public health students and faculty. 

The sky at dusk is cut by the orange glow of the refinery at the Paranam Operations for Suralco, a subsidiary of Alcoa. The plant is no longer operational. Image by Stephanie Strasburg/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Suriname, 2017.
March 16, 2018
by Alyssa Sperrazza

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette journalists and Pulitzer Center grantees honored for economic, investigative coverage in Suriname.

Sand barge workers near Can Tho City hose down a mountain of sand pumped up from branches of the Mekong. The wet sand is then pumped through underground pipes to a road construction site further inland.
March 16, 2018 / National Geographic
by Sim Chi Yin, Vince Beiser

Vietnam is a prime example of a little-known global threat: the excessive mining of river sand to build the world’s booming cities.

An interactive graphic of some key influencers featured in the Paradise Papers investigation.
March 13, 2018
by Kim Pate

Pulitzer Center partner ICIJ recognized in 69th Annual George Polk Awards.