America’s decentralized election system fails voters in a common way. As each state adopts independent mesaures, the electoral stresses caused by COVID-19 and laws that aim to ensure the security of American elections may increase voter suppression in the country.
Hurricane Florence in 2018 marked the beginning of a shift in attitudes in North Carolina toward climate science, researchers say, but whether increased acceptance leads to policy changes remains uncertain.
2020 Syracuse University Reporting Fellow and photojournalist Maranie Staab sets off on a road trip to document essential workers across the nation amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tyra Johnson doesn't allow her kids to play outside, so they've been stuck indoors during the pandemic. Her apartment sits in Preservation Square, in 63106, the ZIP code where people live an average of 18 years fewer than those living eight miles away in Clayton.
In this video American University graduate Virginia Garino documents the challenges of self-quarantining in a D.C. apartment during the early weeks of the pandemic.
Scientists are learning more about “superspreading events,” gatherings where COVID-19 clusters are likely to occur.
In episode one of this two-part investigation, "The Moving Border" examines the increasing pressure put on asylum seekers by both the Trump administration and Mexican officials.
Victoria Isaacson, a 22-year-old wheelchair fencer, faces her degenerative health, mounting debt, and the coronavirus pandemic on her journey to Tokyo 2020 Paralympics in a documentary produced by Pulitzer Center Columbia Journalism School Reporting Fellows Brian Ryu and Brett Forrest.
Medill School of Journalism graduate Hannah Wiley reports on how decades of insufficient funding and closures have limited California public health labs' ability to conduct "targeted testing."
Robert Lee and Tristan Ahtone reveal how they investigated the university land-grant system.
During the coronavirus pandemic, individuals like Margaret Lee, board secretary at Covenant House Academy, struggle to find and support students experiencing homelessness. The virus has exacerbated the previously existing security challenges of vulnerable students.
Medill School of Journalism student Clare Proctor reports for The Texas Tribune on the reopening of Texas businesses amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
At a Beyond War conference panel, journalists and Pulitzer Center grantees discuss their reporting on the Rohingya crisis while the former Ambassador to Burma explained attempts by the United States to curb the persecution.
Panelists consider how global education develops students’ global competencies that encourage critical inquiry of the world and empathy with diverse perspectives.
While the Trump presidency ushers in increased focus on political reporting, international reporting has seen a drop-off in editorial interest. Nathalie Applewhite gives her take on supporting foreign affairs reporting to PDN Online.
Pulitzer Center student fellows from its Campus Consortium program were profiled by their schools and student newspapers.
Journalists and youth activists took center stage at the Beyond War Conference, sharing their vision for what it means to maintain journalistic integrity in times of peacebuilding and conflict.
Several Student Fellows are awarded the 2017 Society of Professional Journalists regional Mark of Excellence Awards.
This week: exploring the changing Arctic ecosystem, reflecting on how youth and the media can support the movement against gun violence, and screening a student documentary on identity.
North Carolina high school students explore poverty in Winston-Salem in the student-produced documentary "Placing Identity," developed as part of the Pulitzer Center's NewsArts initiative.
Students traveled to Mexico and Uganda when viewing two screenings at National Geographic, both projects showing stories of struggles and triumphs.
Inspired by a Pulitzer Center workshop introducing Everyday Africa, a DC teacher and her students created "Everyday Coolidge" to combat stereotypes and share everyday life at Coolidge High School.
Sharing a visit to the Peace and Justice Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama, at Swanson Middle School in Arlington, Virginia. The memorial was established by the Equal Justice Initiative, an organization headed by civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson, "to create hope for marginalized communities."
This week: celebrating World Press Freedom Day, explaining how melting Arctic ice causes extreme weather, and reflecting on the new memorial to lynching victims in Alabama.