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.
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.
Despite what Russia’s government might say, journalists and human rights workers are unable to carry out their work in an ordinary and open way in Chechnya.
How not to write a Pulitzer Center travel grant application. Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley discusses.
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:
Last Friday Egyptian Americans and supporters of the Egyptian cause met in front of the White House to unify for the "Egyptian Solidarity March."
As the government of Egypt remains at a critical point, and protests have only increased in size and intensity, Egyptians abroad are expressing their unity.
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.
Jennifer Redfearn and Tim Metzger's documentary on how rising sea levels are threatening Carteret Islanders, "Sun Come Up," has been nominated for an Oscar.
The nomination was for documentary (short subject). The winners of the 83rd Academy Awards will be announced February 27.
See all the nominees for this year's Oscars.
In fall 2010, the Pulitzer Center partnered with Baruch College’s High School News Literacy Summit, which brought together schools and organizations with an interest in news literacy to share best practices and engage directly with students from ten New York City public high schools
On November 8, Pulitzer Center grantee Steve Sapienza and Special Projects Coordinator Peter Sawyer spoke at Kent State University about Pulitzer Center reporting on the global water crisis.
Jon Sawyer is featured in Inc, a publication of Ohio University's Society of Professional Journalists.
The Pulitzer Center's evolving model of non-profit international journalism in the digital media age, and tips for navigating a media landscape where international news often goes undercovered.