Field reporting can lead to surprising discoveries. But Scales wasn't expecting to find a possible link between Lyme, mushroom foraging, and a medieval wine cellar below a French hospital.
France's fact-based approach is often standard procedure in public health awareness campaigns, but on contentious or political topics, it can backfire.
Refugees coming to Germany bring with them vastly different ideas about religion. Now, their relationship with their faith is being shaped once again in their new country.
Is Angela Merkel's Germany really the paradise refugees believe it to be?
Europe has managed to slow the flow of migrants, at least for now — but is undermining its most cherished values in the process.
Europe is expelling thousands of Africans. To one Malian deportee, that looks like a recipe for revolution.
An unprecedented wave of African migration is warping Europe’s politics and threatening its stability. Can the Continent respond without destroying its values and wreaking havoc in Africa?
An Icelandic biopharmaceutical company says it can save hundreds of lives with the press of a button. There’s only one problem. Pressing the button is illegal.
UK statistics showing the increase in Victorian diseases overlook the homeless population most at risk, those who often avoid seeking healthcare. How are organizations handling the challenges?
In Germany, Christian churches play a key role in sheltering asylum seekers. There are 351 Christian sanctuary locations, hosting 551 refugees and displaced people, including 127 children.
Kinstler traveled to Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Ludwigsburg, Germany, to observe the work of Central Office prosecutors, who scour archives in the pursuit of sorely belated justice.
Since 1958, a handful of German government prosecutors have sought to bring members of the Third Reich to trial. But the world’s biggest cold-case investigation will soon be shut down
What is home for war refugees and the communities trying to integrate them? Where do conflicts arise and how do diverse people find common ground? A series about war refugees starting over in Europe.
The three Baltic republics—Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania—have been confronting the threat of Russian information warfare for years. What can the United States learn from their experience?
High levels of poverty and malnutrition in the UK are triggering a re-emergence of related “Victorian” diseases, such as scurvy, rickets and TB—and even cholera and diphtheria. But who is most at risk?
From smugglers in Agadez, to factory owners in Turkey, to the Italian and Nigerian mafias in Italy, and small business owners in Greece, people making a killing off the global migrant crisis.
Following the lives of four Syrian refugee mothers and their babies from the day these women gave birth through their newborns’ all-important milestones: first smiles, first meals, first steps.
As 21st century refugees cross Europe with their smartphones, they've left behind a trail of digital breadcrumbs documenting their exile.
Some 1.1 million migrants came to seek asylum in Germany’s borders in 2015 and more are on their way. What's life like for refugees after they arrive?
Examining the cultural, historical, and political meanings of Europe by traveling along its geographical border with Asia.
The crisis in Europe has created entire towns of refugees in rural Germany and prompted an epidemic of xenophobic arson attacks across the country.
This investigation into the lifestyles, struggles and cultures of the Roma people living in Rome examines how the Italian government—and citizens—treat the Roma population.
Amir Hassan reports from Manchester, UK, on Muslim youth who embrace their heritage, using it to promote non-violence, community building, and a sense of global citizenship.
The French government is pouring money into developing new "deradicalization" programs for French youth. But does anyone really know how to "deradicalize" someone?
Laura Kasinof learns what it means to leave everything behind and move to a new country with little knowledge of what the future will hold.
Journalist Elisabeth Zerofsky talks about the French government's efforts to create new deradicalization programs to address the increase in young French citizens drawn to jihadism.
Europe's extremist Muslim fringe dominates headlines, but progressive artists and activists on the "other Muslim fringe" are at the forefront of efforts to shape the future of Islam in Europe.
Tens of thousands of people fleeing bombs and beheadings are trapped in squalid refugee camps and ad hoc settlements across Greece. Will the country's tattered health system be able to prevent an epidemic?
Daniel Grossman and Alex MacLean traveled to northern Europe to report on the low carbon footprint, adaptation to sea level rise, and creative solutions that might be useful models for the U.S.
The first time she visited Northern Ireland, Laura Flanders, who grew up in London, was just 22 years old. Thirty years later, she returns to report on how the country may have changed.
Claire Provost and Matt Kennard discuss their six-month exploration of the transfer of territory around the globe from the state to corporations for the past six months.
Grantee Christopher de Bellaigue investigates the impact of deradicalization programs in the French prison system.
Yigal Schleifer explores the European political sphere after the Cold War and examines the struggle for democratization in three countries: Hungary, Ukraine and Turkey.
Grantee Jeanne Carstensen reports on the Syrian refugee crisis and Greece's reaction to the influx of migrants crossing its borders.
Photographer Misha Friedman talks about Ukrainian Police reform: why he chose to do this project and why it matters.
Pulitzer Center Student Fellows are chosen as three regional winners and one finalist for the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards.
National Geographic photographer, Amy Toensing and Deputy Director of Photography, Whitney Johnson, select the final photographs for Your Shot assignment.
This week: the lives of refugees throughout Europe and beyond, the humanitarian crisis caused by Boko Haram, Russian hacking in Eastern Europe, and the ICIJ wins the Pulitzer Prize.
Cynthia Gorney discussed her Pulitzer Center-supported National Geographic project, "For Widows, Life After Loss" at the University of Texas at Austin.
The International Consortium for Journalists, Elliott Woods, Malia Politzer and Emily Kassie, and Ben Taub all won 2017 Overseas Press Club Awards.
There are two weeks left to submit photos of strong women to the joint assignment with NatGeo Your Shot.
NatGeo Your Shot features photographs of inspiring women from around the world.
Pulitzer Center grantees provide insights into the lives of refugees affected by United States' recent ban of migrants from seven countries.
Honored reporting covers issues ranging from refugees and the world economy to human rights abuses by the Assad regime.
This week: how the refugee crisis changes the world economy, migrants search for their children, and Pulitzer Center staff picks for a year in photos.
Tomas van Houtryve set out on the refugee trail following the digital breadcrumbs left by migrants along the way. A preview of the video installation featured at SECCA's Dispatches exhibit.
Student fellow reflects upon reporting on immigrants in the United Kingdom supported by the Pulitzer Center
After engaging with reporting projects, students propose and defend a recommendation about how many refugees the U.S. government should accept.
College journalism students analyze Eli Kintisch’s reporting process and journalistic strengths.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Students explore how journalists use various mediums to analyze the experiences of communities migrating to Britain.
Students read an article, watch a film, and ultimately engage in a discussion comparing financial challenges facing Irish communities to financial challenges facing their own communities.
The following lesson plan for English teachers, history teachers, humanities teachers, and science teachers asks students to explore how authors use different tones to their reporting.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Resources to support student Letters to the Next President inspired and informed by global problems such as water access, climate change, forced migration and more.
This lesson plan and attached classroom resources use international reporting to investigate how Muslim communities in Sweden are preventing radicalization of Muslim youth in their communities.
This lesson explores the Greek Island of Lesbos, which has taken in thousands of refugees despite its small population. The island has been a focal landing point for migrants and refugees.
Students read global news articles and design a mock campaign addressing the issue of driving under the influence.
This lesson looks at climate change and how some countries are trying to combat it.