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DotSpots and Pulitzer Center Partner to Enrich News With Pulitzer Content

DotSpots is proud to announce an expanding partnership with The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

"Our mission is to increase understanding of international issues that too often go underreported," said Jon Sawyer, the Pulitzer Center's executive director. "The DotSpots model has the potential to help the center in its mission by exposing our reporting projects to new and diverse audiences."

Countries in Crisis: Halting the Slide Toward Failure, 5/3/-5/6

For decades, the balance of power between strong nations was the dominant issue in international security. But today it is fragile nations that are seen by many as posing a potentially greater threat. Weak infrastructure, internal conflict, and lack of economic development provide fertile ground for trafficking, piracy, terrorism, nuclear proliferation, disease pandemics, regional tensions, and even genocide.

This Week in Review: Kenya and Kyrgyzstan

A summary of this week's under-reported news stories from across the globe.

Kenya: Sanitation in the Slums

Kyrgyzstan: After the Coup

What Net Neutrality Means for Journalists

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Pulitzer Center Reporting Part of Theater Production on Water

A recent theatrical production brought a Pulitzer Center-sponsored article from the pages of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer to the stage in New York City as a part of Jane Catherine Shaw's Thirst: Memory of Water. Drawing on sources ranging from Leonardo's Treatise on Water to first person accounts, the show brought together disparate voices to address the practical and spiritual aspects of one of life's essentials—water.

News Platform Seeks to Add “Value Above the Social Layer”

Allan Hoving, Special to the Pulitzer Center

Allan is the creator of The Frequency. Views expressed in this guest post are not those of the Pulitzer Center.

This month, Pulitzer Center content is featured on The Frequency. Launched at the end of March, the site was created as my current Master's Project in interactive communications at Quinnipiac University. But I have been working on making it a reality for more than a dozen years.

Chicago Reader highlights Pulitzer Center and Kachingle

Michael Miner

Chicago Reader

Problem solved. Crisis averted. Revenue has finally begun to flow to Internet news sites directly from the heretofore freeloading public. Those of us who feared this day would never come can drink a glass of warm milk and get some sleep.

Pulitzer Center featured on The Frequency

The Pulitzer Center is being featured on The Frequency, an interactive "web show" that allows the audience to contribute original multimedia content on a single hot topic in the news.

During the week of April 5-9, 2010, The Frequency is featuring the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting's work on Sudan.