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California Startups Are Growing Meat From Animal Cells

As concerns grow about the sustainability of meat production, some startup companies say they may have a solution: growing meat from animal cells in laboratories. NewsHour Weekend’s Megan Thompson visited two startups in California producing “cell-based meat.”

Before Ferguson Beyond Ferguson: Wrongfully Accused

Former newspaper editor Dick Weiss discusses his Pulitzer Center-supported project, "Before Ferguson Beyond Ferguson" on KTRS-AM with talk show host McGraw Milhaven. Teddy Washington, a student at Washington University, whose story is reflected in the project, reflects on the unfortunate incident in which he and others were accused of theft.

Pulitzer Center at DC Environmental Film Festival

To mark World Water Day (March 22), the Pulitzer Center presented films on water and population at the 19th Annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital on Monday, March 21.

A discussion with Katherine Bliss, Director of the Global Water Policy Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and filmmakers Stephen Sapienza, Rhett Turner, Jonathan Wickham and Fred de Sam Lazaro followed the screening. The panel was moderated by Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer.

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Fight for Water Hits Crisis Levels Worldwide

As part of the DC Environmental Film Festival, four films explore the conflicts tied to water issues, as part of the annual World Water Day observance.

2010 Annual Report

The Pulitzer Center has posted its annual report for 2010. The PDF of the report is available on the Pulitzer Center website.

The Pulitzer Center has posted its annual report for 2010. The PDF of the report is available on the Pulitzer Center website. What follows is the report's introductory overview by Pulitzer Center Board President Emily Rauh Pulitzer and Founding Director Jon Sawyer:

Egypt Unrest Sparks Protests in Washington

As protests swarm Egypt, Egyptians abroad are proclaiming solidarity with the anti-government sentiment. Today in Washington, protesters called upon President Barack Obama to support the Egyptians.