Going Nuclear

March 5, 2018 / Reveal
by Reese Erlich

This podcast examines how close the world is to a potential nuclear apocalypse and if there is anything to be done about it.

Rachel Oswald, joined by Tom Hundley, will speak about cold war parallels and relations with North Korea as nuclear tensions escalate. Image by Rachel Oswald. Russia, 2015.
March 1, 2018
by Rachel Oswald, Tom Hundley

Join Pulitzer Center and the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College for a conversation with journalists Rachel Oswald and Tom Hundley. Their reporting from Russia, Pakistan and...

Syrian refugee, Taimaa, shoots a selfie while visiting the Acroplis in Athens. Image by Lynsey Addario. Greece, 2017.
February 2, 2018
by Alyssa Sperrazza, Ben Mauk

Five Pulitzer Center grantees have been nominated for the Ellie Awards 2018, National Magazine Awards for Print and Digital Media.

Many Iranians think smoking tobacco with a water pipe is less dangerous than smoking cigarettes. It's not. Image by Reese Erlich. Iran, 2017.
January 31, 2018 / Foreign Policy
by Reese Erlich

The Islamic Republic's anti-smoking campaign is yet another example of the government's shaky control over its population.

Iranians overwhelmingly reject Trump's policies, including his phony support for popular protests. Image by Reese Erlich. Iran, 2018.
January 31, 2018
by Reese Erlich

Join Pulitzer Center grantee journalist Reese Erlich, recently returned from Iran, during his Campus Consortium visit to Davidson College. 

Berlin's government district by night. Image courtesy Nico Trinkhaus. Germany, 2015.
January 24, 2018 / Field Notes
by Sean Lyngaas

A journalist dives into Berlin's renowned computing scene in search of hackers.

The Dukovany Nuclear Power Station. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Media Commons. Czech Republic, 2017.
January 23, 2018 / The Verge
by Sean Lyngaas

Are sufficiently strong systems in place to protect nuclear systems from being hacked?

Iranians overwhelmingly reject Trump's policies, including his phony support for popular protests. Image by Reese Erlich. Iran, 2018.
January 8, 2018 / The Progressive
by Reese Erlich

December's spontaneous protests among young, working-class Iranians reflect the similar tensions over wealth inequality that plague the U.S. But that hasn't stopped Donald Trump from using the...

Chinese textiles, clothing, watches, and other consumer goods are flooding into Iran, causing resentment. Image by Reese Erlich. Iran, 2017.
December 29, 2017 / PRI's The World
by Reese Erlich

Iran and China are hoping to grow their bilateral trade to more than $600 billion over the next 10 years, but there’s a long way to go. Today, the two countries have combined trade of less than $15...

December 29, 2017
by Jon Sawyer

Our executive director Jon Sawyer's letter to friends of the Pulitzer Center.

Grand Canyon. Image by Ben Mauk. United States, 2017.
November 7, 2017
by Ben Mauk

In the 1950s the Cold War forever changed the American southwest, as thousands of hopeful uranium prospectors took to the hills in Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and beyond.

October 11, 2017
by Jin Ding

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