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Ann Peters' talk on global coverage gap highlighted

Ann Peters, Director of Development and Outreach, spoke on the the gaps in international reporting and the Pulitzer Center's efforts to increase demand for this kind of journalism at The Information Valet Project's recent symposium, "From Gatekeeper to Information Valet: Work Plans for Sustaining Journalism." This article in EContent Magazine discusses the creative approaches proposed at the symposium to

Acceptance Speech for the Goldman Sachs Prize for Excellence in International Education

Asia Society, New York

This is an incredible honor for the Pulitzer Center. And it is an especially great honor to receive such an award during such difficult economic times when now, more than ever, every penny counts.

So you have our word that we will use very penny responsibly and in pursuit of our mission to raise awareness of global issues amongst today's youth and tomorrow's leaders.

Ann Peters and Janeen Heath at IMPACT Conference March 5-8

This past weekend college student leaders from around the country convened for the Impact Conference at the University of Maryland, University College. Students attended various workshops and forums, including one organized by the Bonner Foundation and involving the Pulitzer Center. We shared our reporting resources and brainstormed with students on how they could educate themselves and their peers on global issues.

Broken News: What went wrong and how to make it right

The following is an excerpt of "Broken News: What went wrong, and how to make it right" an address delivered by Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer to Davidson College, February 2, 2009.

I was at a conference last Friday in New York where we talked, no surprise, about the search for new models that would make it possible to sustain independent, high-quality journalism.

Welcome, GlobalPost!

Alex Amend, Pulitzer Center

GlobalPost.com, a new for-profit and online journalism outlet, launched last week with a bold mission: Reestablishing traditional international journalism values in the digital age. The Pulitzer Center is pleased that original reporting from its own journalist grantees will be featured on GlobalPost.

Round six: Winning essay

In January 2009, the Pulitzer Center again partnered with Helium to produce the sixth round of the Global Issues/Citizen Voices writing contest. The Pulitzer Center provided writing prompts, challenging contestants to craft essays on pressing international issues of the day.

Top winner Anita Lahiri answered the following question:

Where will the greatest points of conflict arise in India's foreseeable future and how should India act to resolve these conflicts?