NPR's Dave Davies interviews grantee Sonia Shah about her latest book, "Pandemic."
Animal impacts are more than just a traffic matter. They can be a matter of species survival.
Where is the balance between economic calculations that save more lives in the long-term and the individual human right to health care in the near?
A profile of archaeologist Anne Jensen, who endeavors to preserve coastal archaeological sites imperiled by surging seas.
Tax-exempt donations are helping to finance West Bank settlements.
Explore a map showing the main benefactors and recipients in the flow of tax-free donations from non-profits in the U.S. to Israel's West Bank settlements
From energy giants to makers of chocolate spread, documents show public and private Israeli companies have donated millions of dollars to settlements beyond the Green Line.
Central Fund of Israel is based in the NYC offices of a textile company. Uri Blau's investigation shows group has received tens of millions in donations--funneling much of it to settlements.
Uri Blau's investigation reveals pro-settlement and right-wing groups have a poor record when it comes to following rules on donor transparency.
Dry wells and sinking ground as state struggles with groundwater crisis.
Nationwide analysis shows depletion of groundwater widespread and worsening.
Massive, slow-motion landslides threaten the only land route into Alaska's North Slope oil fields. One 20-meter-high slide has bulldozed its way to within 40 meters of the road.
Thanks to all who have participated in our third round Global Issues/Citizen Voices writing contest. Your thoughts have stimulated some great discussion — enter round four to continue the engagement of these international issues!
Round three winners:
Afghanistan and Bolivia: Eric Lannak
Democratic Republic of Congo: Julia Bodeeb White
East Africa: Don K. Potochny (pen name Keith Bailey)
Jamaica: Glynnis Hayward
In March 2008, The Pulitzer Center partnered with Helium to launch its first round of the Global Issues/Citizen Voices Contest. Find the winning essays here.
Katie Suter, Georgetown University Class of 2011, Special to the Pulitzer Center
When entering our Justice and Peace Studies class this past January, many of my classmates were excited about the prospect of learning various human rights and social justice theories. However, more than simply teaching us about the academic prospects associated with nonprofit work, Professor Rachel Stohl wanted us to get a hands-on approach to the field of Justice and Peace, starting with participating in the Pulitzer Center's Global Gateway initiative.
The global information network OneWorld highlights the Pulitzer Center as its featured partner beginning Feb. 1. OneWorld is an organization striving to increase global connections by providing access to news articles, videos and radio clips.
Click here to learn more about our collaborative work with OneWorld.
Open Culture, a blog that explores cultural and educational media, recently featured the Pulitzer Center as number seven on its list of 10 "intellectually redeemable" video channels on YouTube. YouTube channels such as BBC Worldwide, UC Berkeley and The Nobel Prize also made Open Culture's list.
Dan Colman, the lead editor of Open Culture and the Director & Associate Dean of Stanford's Continuing Studies Program, posted on Jan. 30:
Carol Guensburg published a large report on nonprofit journalism in the December/January 2008 issue of American Journalism Review. In one of the take-out sections, she featured the Pulitzer Center:
"Funding for Foreign Forays," by Carol Guensburg. American Journalism Review, December/January 2008.
Carol Guensburg interviews Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer about the challenges and promises of heading an organization working to expand foreign affairs coverage in U.S. media.
Editor in Chief Lily Chen interviews Pulitzer Center grant-recipient Loretta Tofani about her "American Imports, Chinese Deaths" series. January 9, 2008, the Washington Observer (Mandarin Chinese), a World Security Institute publication. Lily interviews Loretta Tofani, an American journalist, about her call for people's attention to Chinese workers' benefits and rights.
Note: This article is in Mandarin Chinese.
October has been a good month at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting: The non-profit grant foundation saw reporters it sent to China and Iraq publish extensive reporting projects that gained attention across the United States. It also won an honourable mention from the Knight-Batten Awards for Innovation in Journalism.
OneWorld highlighted the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Global Gateway initiative on September 20, 2007 in the Today's News section of its website. The mention reads, "U.S. middle school, high school, and university students are getting to interact with journalists covering underreported issues around the world."
To view this highlight on the OneWorld website, click here to visit Today's News and scroll down to September 20, 2007.
APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSED - Information regarding our summer internship program and application process should be available in early 2008. Check back then for more details.
The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting seeks an intern for the spring semester, preferably starting January 3, 2008. We are especially interested in web-savvy applicants eager to get the word out about our international reporting projects. The internship pays $1,000 per month.