Going Nuclear

October 11, 2017
by Jin Ding

Explore the Pulitzer Center's monthly impact report for September 2017.

Students at the Pyongyang Orphans’ Secondary School, which is housed in a new brick-and-steel complex. In a class of ten- and eleven-year-olds, one boy asked, “Why is America trying to provoke a war with us?” Image by Max Pinckers/The New Yorker. North Korea, 2017.
October 10, 2017
by Evan Osnos, Jon Sawyer

New Yorker journalist Evan Osnos speaks about growing tensions between the U.S. and North Korea with policy experts Robert Litwak and Katharine Moon.

October 9, 2017

Students learn about the politics and policies of nuclear security by exploring the U.S.-North Korea and U.S.-China relationships.

The new reactor core installed in Ghana. Image by Richard Stone. Ghana, 2017
October 5, 2017 / Science Magazine
by Richard Stone

Science Magazine’s Richard Stone talks about his experiences traveling the world and reporting on international efforts to improve nuclear security.

Students at the Pyongyang Orphans’ Secondary School, which is housed in a new brick-and-steel complex. In a class of ten- and eleven-year-olds, one boy asked, “Why is America trying to provoke a war with us?” Image by Max Pinckers/The New Yorker. North Korea, 2017.
October 2, 2017
by Max Pinckers

Photographer Max Pincker's images will be featured on the Pulitzer Center Instagram this week.

Commuters reading the official newspaper on a Pyongyang Metro platform.
September 26, 2017

Students will analyze how the writer's point of view shapes articles written about the U.S.-North Korean nuclear crisis.

At lunchtime on a boat on the Taedong River, the state TV channel broadcasts images of artillery, missiles, and fighter jets. Image by Max Pinckers/The New Yorker. North Korea, 2017.
September 26, 2017 / The New Yorker
by Evan Osnos

Osnos says that, despite the rising tension between Trump and Kim Jong Un, neither country has an appetite for war.

Commuters on the Pyongyang Metro. The capital, marooned by politics, presents a panorama from another time. Image by Max Pinckers/The New Yorker. North Korea, 2017.
September 19, 2017
by Tom Hundley

This week: Behind the scenes of Evan Osnos' North Korea story, the future of renewable energy in Morocco, and the rise and fall of America's uranium industry.

Mining activist Jennifer Thurston in Colorado. Image by Ben Mauk. United States, 2017.
September 18, 2017 / Field Notes
by Ben Mauk

On a road trip across the Colorado Plateau, Ben Mauk revisits the utopian visions and toxic legacies of the uranium boom.

Women along a street in Pyongyang. Image by Max Pinckers/The New Yorker. North Korea, 2017.
September 18, 2017 / Marketplace
by Evan Osnos

Evan Osnos discusses Pyongyang’s economic development and the “semi-blind” relationship between North Korea and the United States with Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal.

Image from The New Yorker's video with Evan Osnos, "The Risk of Nuclear War with North Korea." United States, 2017.
September 18, 2017 / The New Yorker
by Evan Osnos

On Facebook and Twitter, The New Yorker asked readers to submit questions they had after reading Evan Osnos's report from Pyongyang.

Soybeans and corn grow in late summer at the Kimberley Farm in rural Maxwell, Iowa. Image by Kelsey Kremer. United States, 2017.
September 15, 2017 / The Des Moines Register
by Kelsey Kremer, Kyle Munson

Des Moines Register journalists Kyle Munson and Kelsey Kremer are traveling to China to report on Iowa's role in the relationship between America and China.