An arts and culture podcast features grantee Seema Yasmin's reporting on witch hunts in India.
In some of India’s most dangerous conflict areas, one company is using sustainable farming as a model for economic growth–and peace.
Traveling by train through India's disputed region of Kashmir.
More than 2,500 people have been killed in witch hunts across India since 2001. In Gujarat, experts say a failed model of development has worsened gender inequality and violence against women.
There were no schools for the deaf near her village in India. And she had to stand up to the bias against deafness—and the use of sign language.
Glimpse a few days in the life of the primary slum-serving non-governmental organization in Ahmedabad.
How does a personalized, performance-based approach to preventative health make all the difference for slum communities in Ahmedabad? One NGO answers by leaving its mark.
Is the toilet the best object for human connection? What is the place for puppetry in health? Is sex education all fun and games? Health advocates answer these complex questions.
Swades Foundation is working to break nonprofit community development efforts out of their silos in India.
Lassi Tamang represents a new wave of talent for a troubled industry as first woman factory manager at the Jungpana Tea Estate .
A simple tweak to land titles recognizes women as property owners, empowering them to build livelihoods and assets.
Roger Thurow shares stories of hunger across the world in a new podcast produced in collaboration with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
In September 2007, the government of Maharashtra, India, invited bids from private companies for the completion of the Nira-Deogarh water project in the Satara district of Maharashtra. The construction of the dam was completed some years prior to this, but canals for irrigation and distribution were not. It was...
The majority of India's water sources are polluted. A lack of access to safe water contributes to a fifth of its communicable diseases. Each day in the booming, nuclear-armed nation, diarrhea alone kills more than 1,600 people.
The regional scenario is even more grim given the projected...
Today Maoist insurgents keen to exploit the state's enduring weaknesses stalk the Hindu heartland. They are waging their "people's war" in under-policed areas where conditions are most fertile.
New Nieman-Pulitzer Center Global Health Fellows selected from U.S., India to join Class of 2012.
About 20 women and a few men stare at our small group on top of a hill in rural Andhra Pradesh, India.
The Virginia Quarterly Review was awarded the National Magazine Award for Digital Media in the News Reporting category for Jason Motlagh's, "Sixty Hours of Terror" a four-part series covering the November 2008 Mumbai attacks.
The National Magazine Awards (known as the "Ellies") are presented by the American Society of Magazine Editors and the Journalism School at Columbia University. This is their first year to honor achievements in digital media.
Last fall, the American Society of Magazine Editors announced an expansion of the National Magazine Awards (known as the "Ellies") to encompass the burgeoning world of online journalism. The nominations for the Digital Ellies were announced today and we're excited to say we nabbed one!
Inside the shade of a tribal hut in rural India, I am listening to Devudama tell her story in Telugu. Our translator sits between us with the neighbor's baby on her lap while the neighbor chats with a friend. The baby is busily gumming our translator's arm. Two dogs sleep in the sun, and children's clothing is drying on the slanted, low-hanging roof of the opposite hut.
In January 2010, Pulitzer-sponsored journalists Jennifer Redfearn, William Wheeler and Anna-Katarina Gravgaard visited more than fifteen middle and high schools and three universities in the St. Louis area. They spoke about their experiences reporting on the issues surrounding climate change in the Carteret Islands and South Asia, respectively. Their discussions with the students ranged from the environmental, social, and political implications of climate change, to the technical and educational sides of a career in journalism, to news literacy and the changing media landscape.
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.
On June 30th, Jason Motlagh presented his reporting on India's internal conflicts to Americans for Informed Democracy's Global Scholar Program. The course seeks to give students a historical overview of international affairs and a background on the most important international institutions. It takes an in-depth look at globalization and the U.S. role in our increasingly globalized world.
OneWorld highlighted the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting India project on September 27, 2007 in the Today's Newssection of its website. The mention reads, "Freelance journalist Jason Motlagh unearths the India beyond Bollywood and the info-tech boom. Keep up with his blogs and photo reports on the country's rural poor, who are dealing with flooding and a four-decade-long guerrilla insurgency."