Daniel, who has a congenital heart defect, knows going to a polling place will put her at risk. But voting in person provides a measure of satisfaction and psychological assurance that her ballot will be counted.
I panic buy. I scour the shelves. I am spinning. I get what I can get. I taxi home, I wash everything down, I squirrel away. For three months I will mostly sit, and yet I am so tired.
As news of the pandemic's arrival to New York City spread, public reaction varied from denial to disbelief to panic. With conflicting messages from the government about the virus, New Yorkers were left to fill in the gaps.
In January, The World Health Organization published its first Disease Outbreak News on a novel coronavirus. By March 13, President Trump declared the COVID-19 pandemic a national emergency. The U.S. officially was in crisis.
Residents received little information about the source of the health scare that halted activities at the outpost in Cuba.
The president reversed Obama-era policies on detainees, leaving in limbo five prisoners who had been judged eligible for transfer to other countries. Their fate could rest on the 2020 election.
From April through September, 3,000 North Carolinians filed for bankruptcy—30% less than before the pandemic. When foreclosures, evictions and other debt collections start again—and some already have—experts worry there will be a wave of filings.
Three families faced eviction after COVID-19 cost them their jobs or their health. But each was hanging on. Barely. Here are updates to their stories, six weeks later.
Grantees Jenna Kunze and Alice Qannik Glenn discuss how they sought to highlight Native Alaskan voices in their reporting on climate change in the Arctic.
Qualifying for the Paralympics is far from her toughest battle. An intimate profile of 22-year-old Victoria Isaacson's life of international wheelchair fencing while battling Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.
The retired Navy captain was sentenced on six criminal counts, including obstruction of justice, in the search for a worker who was found dead in Guantánamo Bay following a drunken fight.
CRISPR gene-editing technology was used in developing the new coronavirus test. “It looks like they have a really rock-solid test,” says molecular biologist Max Wilson. “It’s really quite elegant.”
Nina Robinson and Ruddy Roye traveled to campuses across the country to see why young black people choose HBCUs and how they experience race in America.
Feeling abandoned and disenfranchised, a group of previously apolitical voters in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, wages a grassroots campaign for the only man they feel can save them.
The Pulitzer Center Catchlight Media fellow, Tomas van Houtryve, reports on the U.S.-Mexico border and the “weaponization” of photography using historical photographic techniques alongside cutting-edge surveillance technology.
Inter(Nation)al explores current events through the lens of treaties signed between the U.S. Government and Native Nations. These treaties bind all of us—legally and culturally.
Donald Trump's promised border wall will involve taking land from hundreds of people. An earlier land grab to build border fencing was rushed, sloppy, and gave landowners wildly differing payments.
Season two of Threshold takes listeners to the homes, hunting grounds, and melting coastlines of Arctic peoples, where climate change isn’t an abstract concept, but a part of daily life.
Together, more than 148 non-profit Jewish federations hold assets of $16 billion in the United States and Canada. Investigative journalist Uri Blau examines how the money is spent.
Weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, the island continues its battle for food, water and electricity. Ryan Michalesko reports on the fate of this U.S. territory and its people.
Guam is reeling from nearly 100 lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by various Catholic priests, including the archbishop. Why has it taken so long for these accusations to surface?
An examination of the ongoing geopolitical transformation of the Arctic along the old Cold War frontline from Alaska through Canada and Greenland.
Hurricane Harvey caused unprecedented flooding of the U.S. Gulf Coast. Alex MacLean and Daniel Grossman fly over the region to report on the damage and seek lessons for better storm resilience.
At the center of the relationship between the world's two main superpowers are a small agricultural state and its governor-turned-ambassador. The stakes never have been higher for these "old friends."
Marina Walker Guevara, manager of the Panama Papers, joins the Pulitzer Center in February.
This Media Impact Funders webinar discussed recent initiatives to increase diversity in media organizations.
Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellow Patrick Ammerman from the University of Pennsylvania discusses his reporting project on Venezuelan migrants in Colombia on the DosPuntos radio program. [In Spanish]
Xyza Cruz Bacani talk with Frederick Van Johnson about her photography book—We Are Like Air—documenting the lives of people living within and on the outskirts of Hong Kong.
Florida newsroom executives and Pulitzer Center Executive Editor Indira Lakshmanan joined the Athena Society in Tampa to have a conversation about the Florida Climate Reporting Network.
Forsyth Technical Community College Reporting Fellow Shirin Alhroob traveled to Turkey to report on women in the IT industry.
Judy Gladney shared her story of being one of the very first African American students at Missouri's University City High School in the 1960s during a panel discussion at the University City Library alongside Pulitzer Center grantees, the school superintendent, and her daughter.
Journalists, scientists, policymakers, and residents discuss how climate change is threatening Cape Cod and what to do about it at an inaugural Connected Coastlines event at BU.
The first day of presentations tackled topics including displacement, religion, cultural identity, and women's health.
The Pulitzer Center's 2019 Reporting Fellows gather in Washington, D.C., for two days of panel discussions and a formal dinner to celebrate the work of Fellows in the Pulitzer Center's Campus Consortium partner schools.
Through project-based learning, discussion, and reading, students examine the impact of Canadian Indian residential schools and the relationship between school environment and personal identify.
This lesson looks at climate change and how some countries are trying to combat it.
This lesson asks students to compare the water crisis facing Flint, Michigan to a water crisis in China. Students use digital resources and practice cooperative learning and writing skills.
Students explore how climate change is affecting the work of archaeologists in the arctic using Eli Kintisch's project "Thawing Arctic Soils: A Tenuous Present and Dangerous Future.”
This lesson introduces students to journalist Rob Tinworth's The Life Equation project. It explores the debate around how data is used to help decide how money for global healthcare is divided up.
Students will discuss how they use water, predict the impacts of a reduced groundwater supply, investigate articles and video, and create advocacy campaigns in support of groundwater regulations.
In this lesson, students will watch Tomas van Houtryve's "Meet the Journalist" video and discuss his project "Blue Sky Days.
In this lesson, students will watch a 9-minute video and answer questions that will demonstrate their comprehension of its presentation of the complex problem of nuclear weapons.
This lesson plan examines the effects of rapidly depleting groundwater reserves around the world using photos, video, interactive maps, startling statistics and rich interviews.
Students analyze reporting about food waste in DC and South Korea. They then create their own media plans on reporting food waste issues in their communities.
In this lesson, we'll take a look at a short film trailer and a photograph by Carlos Javier Ortiz around the issue of gun violence in Chicago, exploring its often-untold consequences.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.