Updates

News and announcements from the Pulitzer Center

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?

A DC Celebration for Project: Report

Alex Amend, Pulitzer Center

Project: Report, YouTube and the Pulitzer Center's first-ever reporting contest for aspiring non-professional journalists, came to an inspiring close for all parties involved this week.

Broadcasting the World: The New Ecosystem for News Online

On January 12, 2009 in Washington DC, YouTube hosted an event: "Broadcasting the World: The New Ecosystem for News Online." The panel ("Reeling Them In: Building an Audience for News Video") featured: Chris Cillizza, Journalist, The Washington Post, Jim Brady, Executive Editor of WashingtonPost.com, Ann Derry, The New York Times' Editorial Director of Video and Television, Refet Kaplan, Managing Director, Fox News, Lila King, Director of CNN iReport and Jon Sawyer, Execu