Moving between the poetic and the forensic, American Origami closely examines the epidemic of mass shootings in American schools.
How Trump's immigration policies are affecting one of Pittsburgh's busiest restaurants.
The most common refrain about Chinese noodle-pulling is that it’s not easy. And unfortunately, Chinese noodle-pulling is a dying art as noodle-making has become automated.
After reporting in Alabama and California, NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Simon Ostrovsky visits the final state that the UN says can exemplify some of the country’s most egregious human rights issues. More than one third of residents in McDowell County, West Virginia are below the poverty line, and many of them only have access to dental work when the pain becomes unbearable.
We have a moral imperative to let no Canadian child go to bed hungry. The North, a land isolated by geography and traumatized by colonialism, puts that principle to a difficult test.
Health organizations have been offering cervical cancer screenings to female factory workers in Haiti as a way to reduce deaths from the preventable disease.
In Haiti, where there is no radiation therapy or access to the HPV vaccine, women are dying from cervical cancer, a disease that’s both preventable and treatable.
Deportation, detention and soldiers at the border don’t address the brutal underlying conditions that thousands are fleeing. A reported Op-Ed about the migrant caravan and migration under Trump.
Brian Castner retraces Alexander Mackenzie's 1,200-mile journey in search of the Northwest Passage through Canada, transporting readers to a world rarely glimpsed.
In episode 8 of the 'Threshold Podcast,' Amy Martin and her team head to Utqiagvik, Alaska to explore the impacts of climate change on traditional whale hunters.
For all of human history, there's always been some Arctic sea ice that doesn’t melt in the summer. But there's much less of it now.
We know it's bad news that Arctic sea ice is melting. But what happens when people see opportunity in sea ice loss?
At the center of the relationship between the world's two main superpowers are a small agricultural state and its governor-turned-ambassador. The stakes never have been higher for these "old friends."
The uranium boom reshaped the American southwest in the 1950s and 1960s. Ben Mauk reports on the industry's environmental legacy and economic future.
An extraordinary collaboration between U.S. and Chinese nuclear scientists is setting the stage for greater cooperation between the two countries in addressing security threats.
A high-tech bus route was billed as the solution to a chaotic, disorganized transit system. Can everyone involved in that system get on board?
Over the past three decades, thousands of Canadian Aboriginal women have been murdered or gone missing. The government has begun investigating why indigenous women are so vulnerable to violence.
Mexicans call it The Wall of Shame. Few people north of the border ever ask, what does the wall look like from Mexico, not just to ordinary Mexicans but those whose homes literally touch the wall?
Gaining understanding of the suicide crisis facing the Cree community of Attawapiskat, Ontario through an understanding of the culture, values and perspectives of its residents.
The closer the contact the greater the risk humans and animals will pass devastating diseases to each other.
This global reporting project on urbanization in the developing world examines how three major countries—China, India, and Mexico—are dealing with a similar challenge in their own unique ways.
Can and should nuclear power play a significant role in combating climate change?
Why are people who were smuggled to the U.S. from a rural high school in China three decades ago now going back to China?
For years Central Americans have transited Mexico en route to the United States, many are never heard from again. In a country teeming with the disappeared, Central American mothers search for theirs.
Tomas van Houtryve says he wants to create "a permanent visual record of the dawn of the drone age, the period in American history when America started outsourcing their military to flying robots."
Pulitzer grantee Karim Chrobog reports on South Korea's innovative food recycling program–and compares it to the US, where 30 to 40 percent of what is grown and raised in the United States is wasted.
Writer Alissa Quart and photographer Alice Proujansky discuss their project about a nanny's reunification with her son after a decade of separation for economic reasons.
Photojournalist Carlos Javier Ortiz talks about gun violence in Chicago, Guatemala and around the world.
Rieke Havertz, editor and writer for Taz, Die Tageszeitung, reports from Chicago on the sales of local gun shops, the strict gun laws and the neighborhoods that suffer most from violence.
Writer Erik Vance discusses his project "Emptying the World's Aquarium," from the coast of the Sea of Cortez.
Meet the reporter and photographer behind The Seattle Times' ocean acidification project.
Photographer Dominic Bracco II talks about photographing the lives of fishermen on the Sea of Cortez.
Le Monde journalist Yves Eudes discusses his six-part reporting project on climate change in the Arctic.
Social media dominated the youth voting scene in the 2012 US presidential election. This trend seems likely to grow stronger over the course of the next election cycle.
Immigrants to Williamsburg, Virginia, have difficulty assimilating without the support of the large immigrant communities they might find in bigger cities.
How do Tohono O’odham tribal members feel about the primarily Latino migrants crossing through their reservation in order to pursue the "American Dream"? It's complicated.
Panelists consider how global education develops students’ global competencies that encourage critical inquiry of the world and empathy with diverse perspectives.
Panelists discuss the role of social media in peace and conflict and how it has changed the way stories are reported.
While the Trump presidency ushers in increased focus on political reporting, international reporting has seen a drop-off in editorial interest. Nathalie Applewhite gives her take on supporting foreign affairs reporting to PDN Online.
Pulitzer Center student fellows from its Campus Consortium program were profiled by their schools and student newspapers.
Pulitzer Center grantee Daniella Zalcman won gold in Canada's National Journalism Awards Cover Grand Prix for New Trail magazine's cover, titled "Truth First."
Journalists and youth activists took center stage at the Beyond War Conference, sharing their vision for what it means to maintain journalistic integrity in times of peacebuilding and conflict.
This week: exploring the changing Arctic ecosystem, reflecting on how youth and the media can support the movement against gun violence, and screening a student documentary on identity.
North Carolina high school students explore poverty in Winston-Salem in the student-produced documentary "Placing Identity," developed as part of the Pulitzer Center's NewsArts initiative.
Students traveled to Mexico and Uganda when viewing two screenings at National Geographic, both projects showing stories of struggles and triumphs.
Inspired by a Pulitzer Center workshop introducing Everyday Africa, a DC teacher and her students created "Everyday Coolidge" to combat stereotypes and share everyday life at Coolidge High School.
Sharing a visit to the Peace and Justice Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama, at Swanson Middle School in Arlington, Virginia. The memorial was established by the Equal Justice Initiative, an organization headed by civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson, "to create hope for marginalized communities."
This week: celebrating World Press Freedom Day, explaining how melting Arctic ice causes extreme weather, and reflecting on the new memorial to lynching victims in Alabama.
This lesson shows students how journalists use data visualization to effectively communicate scientific issues—and directs students to create their own projects using the mapping platform CartoDB.
This plan includes lessons connected to the work of journalists that presented at the University of Chicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2017.
Students read about the impacts of coral bleaching on ocean ecosystems.
In this lesson, students listen to a journalist discuss their reporting and then write a commentary. Students were expected to ask questions, take plenty of notes, and come up with a thesis...
This lesson uses a photo essay as a primary source so students can identify the Seven Economic Principles in a real world situation.
This lesson helps students decode and connect with images from a reporting project about migration. The students then interview each other, and go on to interview community members about immigration.
In this lesson, students create a timeline using multimedia reporting on the leather and textile industries in the U.S.. Students then design their own narrative timelines to explain a current event.
An extension of "Seeking Asylum: Women and Children Migrating Across Borders", this lesson provides suggestions for student research, reporting, arts activities, and community service.
Use Tomas van Houtryve's photographs to help students understand the role that context plays in grasping the meaning behind photographs.
This unit asks middle school students to explore the varying roles beliefs play in people's lives through the lenses of world religions, science, and social relationships.
This lesson introduces students to Paul Salopek's Out of Eden walk and asks students to write a journalistic "milestone" describing their surroundings.
Students learn about asylum seekers and the boundaries between refugees and migrants. They explore how current refugee and migration policies impact women and children.