Fragile States

A view of San Salvador from the northern outskirts of the city. Image by Jonathan Blitzer. El Salvador, 2016.
October 18, 2017

Grantee shares his reporting on El Salvadoran deportees at university institute.

Flier courtesy of the University of Oklahoma. United States, 2017.
October 12, 2017

Pulitzer Center grantee Michael Scott Moore and Diane Foley, mother of the late James Foley, discuss the dangers journalists face while reporting abroad.

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

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

Roughly a hundred and fifty people wait to be rescued from an inflatable dinghy in the Mediterranean Sea, twenty miles north of Libya. The boat left with only enough fuel to reach international waters. Image by Ben Taub. Libya, 2016.
October 4, 2017

Pulitzer Center grantees Alice Su, Robin Shulman, and Ben Taub share their reporting on refugees as part of inaugural Campus Consortium visit to Georgetown University. 

August 28, 2017

Documentary photographer Carlos Javier Ortiz joins health professionals and other experts to discuss how journalism, the creative arts, and public health can work together to retell the story of...

Suzy Hansen, Notes on a Foreign Country cover. Image from Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and ICWA. United States, 2017.
July 17, 2017

Former ICWA fellow discusses her latest work, Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World, which blends memoir, journalism and history. 

July 12, 2017

Pulitzer Center at NABJ 2017 National Convention and Career Fair. Come pitch your international stories!

June 23, 2017

Nick Schifrin and Zack Fannin will discuss their PBS NewsHour reporting on Russia, Ukraine, NATO, and the Baltics.   

Sergeant 'Boniface' says he was told by his commanding officer to go and rape. He says that he raped three women before his conscience told him to stop. Image by Fiona Lloyd-Davies. DRC, 2013.
May 15, 2017

Masika Katsuva led Congo’s rape survivors to find healing, independence and justice through working together in the field. Hear their stories on June 6 in London.  

Family members mourn the death of Darwin Franco, a community organizer in Honduras. Later that evening his family received death threats. Image by Dominic Bracco II. Honduras, 2015.
May 9, 2017

Photographer speaks about his work, a nuanced look at the U.S.-Mexico smuggling corridor, border culture, and the historical conflicts that have shaped this region.

PBS Newshour broadcast still image of a child in South Sudan. Reporting by Jane Ferguson. South Sudan, 2017.
May 3, 2017

PBS NewsHour special correspondent Jane Ferguson presents her reporting from South Sudan, exploring the impacts of ethnic violence, economic collapse and famine.

Nawroz and his son Zewarshah at their home in Charkh, Aghanistan, in 2015. Nawroz had sent his sons out to collect grain on the morning of August 3 only to have Zewarshah witness the death of his younger brother, Ayman, whose nickname was Sufi. Image by Jason Motlagh. Afghanistan, 2015.
April 27, 2017

Students hear from Pulitzer Center grantee on his journalism career and issues he has covered, from civilian post-traumatic shock in Afghanistan to the dangerous trek of migrants across the Darien...