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A free press stands as a bulwark against authoritarianism, government corruption, environmental exploitation and countless other wrongs and human rights violations found around the world. Pulitzer Center stories tagged with “Media” feature reporting on journalists and news organizations, their reporting techniques and methods, as well as their importance in preserving healthy democracies.Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on media.

 

Trusting Tech Initiatives Isn’t Easy for Most Syrians

In light of the U.N. Summit for Refugees and Migrants in New York, Rachel Townzen explores what it means for Syrians and Syrian refugees to stay safe in a tech-driven world where new technologies and data-collection initiatives are on the rise.

WhatsApp and Murder in Mexico

Until his death, community activist Miguel Ángel Jiménez Blanco used social media to organize against political corruption in Mexico.

Bolivia Confronts Domestic Violence

In recent years, Bolivia has begun to confront its domestic violence problem. New laws have made important strides, but victims and families still face a maze of bureaucracy and a lack of resources.

Ex-Hostage: No-Ransom Policy Doesn't Keep Us Safe

The Somali pirates that held Michael Scott Moore captive for 977 days seemed not to care that the US does not negotiate with hostage takers. Should the US overhaul its current hostage policy?

Guyana: Of Love and Other Demographics

Guyana's May 2015 elections have highlighted divisions between the country's Indian, African, and mixed-race populations. Gaiutra Bahadur sees reason to hope for the future of Guyanese race relations.

"The End of AIDS?" Wins an Emmy

Another big win PBS NewsHour, Science, and the Pulitzer Center, for "The End of AIDS?" Finding new ways to tell stories that matter on issues that affect us all.