News and announcements from the Pulitzer Center

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

Pulitzer's Congo Project Wins Robert F. Kennedy Foundation Prize for Best International Reporting on Television

The RFK Foundation has awarded its 2009 prize for best international reporting on television to Michael Kavanagh and to the public television program WorldFocus for Kavanagh's reporting on rape as a weapon of war in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Kavanagh did the reporting last fall, on one of three trips to the region commissioned and funded by the Pulitzer Center.

What follows is the WNET.org press release:


Reports on the Crisis in the Congo

Poetry Month: Live Hope Love

Alex Amend, Pulitzer Center

To help celebrate Poetry Month the Pulitzer Center will be posting poems from one of our grantees, Kwame Dawes. These poems come from the project Hope: Living and Loving with HIV in Jamaica.

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.