Updates

News and announcements from the Pulitzer Center

Loretta Tofani Wins IRE Gold Medal

Loretta Tofani's "American Imports, Chinese Deaths" series was awarded the 2007 Investigative Reporters and Editors' Gold Medal for medium sized newspapers.

Global Issues/Citizen Voices Round 3 Winners

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

Pulitzer Center to participate at American Health Journalists Association conference

Pulitzer Center Director of Development Ann Peters and Christie Aschwanden, independent journalist and Pulitzer Center grantee, will serve as panelists at the American Health Journalists Association's upcoming annual conference. Ann and Christie will join others from the field in the session titled "Bringing home the globe: Pitching and covering international health stories" as they address the process of discovering and reporting global health news that connects back to local communities.

Round One: Winning Essays

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.

Pulitzer Center participates in Media Re:Public Forum at USC

Media Re:public
Participatory Media – Surveying the Field in 2008
March 27-28, 2008

Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer is participating in the March 27-29 Media Re:Public forum hosted by the USC Annenberg School for Communication. Journalists, researchers and executives will gather at the forum to assess the evolving role of participatory media and discuss future possibilities for collaboration between traditional and new information channels.

News Points: Georgetown Global Gateway — A Student’s Experience

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.