News about individual Pulitzer Center grantee projects.
A story from the St. Louis-Post Dispatch covered a classroom visit by Meredith May, in which she told high school students about the Pulitzer Center-sponsored reporting project "Olga's Girls."
Pulitzer-funded documentary filmmaker Jennifer Redfearn was quoted and her photography was featured in today's New York Times piece on the Carteret Islands. Redfearn's documentary, "Sun Come Up", follows the relocation of some of the world's first climate change refugees – the Carteret Islanders, a matrilineal community living on an island chain, 50 miles off the
In the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University
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Jason Motlagh is an international freelance journalist currently based in Washington D.C. He studied Foreign Affairs in college and upon graduating from his university spent time as a fisherman in Alaska. Journalism was a career that he later fell into.
Encore.org features the Pulitzer Center-sponsored reporting project, "Olga's Girls," on indentured servitude in Nepal.
The American Museum of Natural History will screen Jennifer Redfearn's short work-in-progress video of "Sun Come Up," a documentary that follows the relocation of a community of climate change refugees living on a chain of low-lying islands in the South Pacific Ocean. More info about the event
Jason will share his experiences in reporting international conflicts. He will give lectures to students interested in international journalism/affairs with fresh information on global issues such as conflicts and the current social and political situations in countries he has covered.
In January 2009, the Pulitzer Center again partnered with Helium to produce the sixth round of the Global Issues/Citizen Voices writing contest. The Pulitzer Center provided writing prompts, challenging contestants to craft essays on pressing international issues of the day.
Top winner Anita Lahiri answered the following question:
Where will the greatest points of conflict arise in India's foreseeable future and how should India act to resolve these conflicts?
How Magazine awarded LiveHopeLove.com, the interactive website based on Kwame Dawes' reporting project HOPE: Living and Loving with HIV in Jamaica, with its highest "Outstanding" rating in its Internationl Design Annual Issue. HOW is one of the big three design publications. Download a PDF below to read HOW's take on LiveHopeLove.com.
In November 2008, The Pulitzer Center partnered with Helium to produce its fifth round of the Global Issues/Citizen Voices Writing contest, challenging contestents to write on the most pressing international issues of the day. Contestents chose from multiple writing prompts related to international issues and Pulitzer Center reporting projects to sculp their winning essays. Read the winning essays below.
Kwame Dawes spent months in Jamaica and was inspired by the lives and stories of hundreds of Jamaicans suffering from HIV/AIDS. Join us as we listen to recordings of his poems and songs as well as inspired student performances.
Fight the stigma on November 5 at 8:30 p.m.
Reynolds 2 Common Room Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
Coffee and baked goods provided!