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Center for Underreported News Highlights Mini-Documentaries

Ronny Dory

The Epoch Times

Prior to the earthquake in Haiti, there were far fewer reporters with video cameras capturing what was happening on the streets there. However, while there may not have been many reporters in the country, there were a few that belong to the class of journalists and documentary filmmakers dedicated to the task of bringing human crisis to light and giving voice to human suffering and injustices.

Apply now: Pulitzer Center seeks Program Coordinator

Apply now: Pulitzer Center seeks Program Coordinator

Salary: High $20,000s to low $30,000s, commensurate with experience.
Education: Bachelor (BA, BS, etc.)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, 20036, United States
Last day to apply: November 24, 2009
Type: Full time
Language(s): English
Job posted on: November 6, 2009
Area of Focus: Media and Journalism

Gallagher Presents Images from "Desertification in China" at Climate Institute in Washington

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, in association with the Climate Institute, presents:

Heat of the Moment: Desertification in China

Beijing-based photojournalist Sean Gallagher presents images from his travels on the "desertification train" across China.

Followed by a Q & A and discussion on climate change policy, moderated by policy analyst Zhimin Mao

Friday, October 30
10:00 a.m. - Noon

The Heinz Center
900 17th St. NW, Suite 700
(17th and "Eye" Streets NW)

Seating limited. RSVP requested

Global Gateway to Empathy?

Nathalie Applewhite, Pulitzer Center

Last weekend, my colleague Ann Peters and I attended the Progressive Education Network's national conference in Washington DC. We were there to present the Pulitzer Gateway, online resources the Pulitzer Center has created for teachers and students.

Climate Change in Bangladesh: Rising sea levels threaten low-lying lands

A key feature of the Pulitzer Center's upcoming web portal on climate change is Daniel Grossman's reporting from Bangladesh on how rising sea levels threaten this South Asian country.

Yesterday Grossman had a piece run on PRI's The World, looking at the ways in which Bangladesh is experimenting with protecting itself. Among the experiments -- using floods to prevent floods.

See the piece as it ran at www.theworld.org