With fewer than 400 right whales left, an activist is suing Massachusetts and Maine to reduce one great risk to the iconic species: becoming entangled in the hundreds of thousands of fishing lines that interlace the Gulf of Maine.
Aaron Shamo made himself a millionaire by building a fentanyl trafficking empire with not much more than his computer and the help of a few friends.
Indira Lakshmanan is an Executive editor at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and a columnist for The Boston Globe. On September 13, 2019, she appeared on NPR's 1A Friday News Roundup.
The largely Afro-Caribbean community of Parcelas Suárez is starved of economic resources and faces another major challenge: drastic coastal erosion from strong Atlantic currents, made worse by sea-level rise and increasingly strong storms linked to climate change.
The Box, a piece of transformational theater based on a journalist’s investigation into solitary confinement, was staged on Alcatraz in June 2019, providing a rare glimpse into the deep end of our prison system through the stories of those who have experienced it.
Nome residents remain skeptical of local police due to legacies of sexual harassment, police misconduct, and case mismanagement.
National Native News takes a look at the climate of fear, mistrust, and despair that arises when perpetrators don’t face any consequences. A group of mostly Alaska Native women have been working for years to change the narrative coming from a mostly male, non-Native government and legal structure.
Nome, Alaska's police department and city officials fostered a system of neglect and incompetence that left countless women and girls feeling isolated and traumatized.
Rape survivors and their supporters told the AP that the city’s police department has often failed to investigate sexual assaults or keep survivors informed about what, if anything, is happening with their cases.
Migrants crossing at the Texas border fluctuate in the face of Trump administration policies. Recent executive actions coupled with long-standing federal regulations have caused a spike in refused entries.
The legal team defending Khalid Shaikh Mohammed was reshaped less than two weeks after the military court set a January 2021 start date for the trial.
In the second part of a special two-part series, reporter and photographer Spike Johnson looks how Midwest agriculture contributes to the dead zone and what’s being done to reduce the damage.
The Pulitzer Center education team invites students to celebrate National Day of Writing with the #WhatIWrite campaign and highlights other opportunities for engagement with global issues.
In the Pulitzer Center's first education newsletter, Education Director Mark Schulte highlights opportunities for educators to engage with critical global issues in the classroom.
Seminar gives William & Mary students room to turn academic pursuits into journalism thanks to unique partnership between the Pulitzer Center, the College's Charles Center and supportive alums.
Pulitzer Center grantee Reese Erlich discusses his reporting on the Arab Spring for launch of Campus Consortium partnership with South Dakota State University.
"There are ways to hold government accountable and do it at a very local level," said Samuel Loewenberg at the University of Chicago's educators conference.
The Pulitzer Center and Chicago-based Free Spirit Media present summer workshop documentaries.
Facts, not spin: Pulitzer Center Campus Consortium partner George Washington University launches an election-season website that puts the focus on unpoliticized--and surprising--facts.
Philadelphia students learn to tell their own stories through photography with photojournalist Andre Lambertson and the Temple University High School Press/Journalism Workshop.
Chicago youth begin a six-week summer workshop in documentary filmmaking, a collaboration between Free Spirit Media and the Pulitzer Center.
Capitol Hill meets the Hollywood Hills as Hillary Clinton and Ben Affleck join leaders in the global health field to call for an end to preventable child mortality.
The Pulitzer Center congratulates Free Spirit Media student filmmakers on their award for "Peace Building in Chicago".
Jon Sawyer spoke to graduates of the Defense Information School at Fort Meade, Maryland about conflict reporting and multimedia journalism.