Crocodiles, snakes and monkeys are just some of the animals now found in the homes of China's middle classes, as the rise of the exotic pet industry fuels the global wildlife trade.
Reporting in Pyongyang is unlike reporting in other places. It's constrained and shielded but also, in its own way, profoundly revealing.
For decades Thailand has striven to become a pro-Western democracy, but a military junta that grabbed power three years ago is now taking the country in a different direction.
On the ground in Pyongyang: Could Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump goad each other into a devastating confrontation?
Bindiya Rana, founder of Gender Interactive Alliance in Karachi, has had many breakthroughs in her life, but it’s her father who inspired her to achieve more than what society had destined.
On the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar, dolphins help fishermen herd fish into nets, but overfishing, pollution, and a lack of interest among the young threaten that bond.
Duterte's brutal campaign against drugs has claimed thousands of lives. Human rights groups say he is guilty of crimes against humanity, yet that is scant comfort to those mourning loved ones.
Overcoming spying allegations and years of enmity, U.S. and Chinese nuclear scientists team up to neutralize proliferation risks around the world.
Can a Green Great Wall stave off environmental disaster?
Tea is the second most-consumed drink in the world, after water. Yet the industry has seen little innovation. Kaushal Dugar is changing all that.
Rong Xiaoqing discusses how she followed the lives of a group of undocumented Chinese immigrants in the U.S. and back to China.
Asia may not have caught up with the United States in technology, wealth, or power, but its subway systems are impressive compared to some of those in crumbling urban America.
GlobalGiving will host a screening of a video from the Pulitzer Center-sponsored project, "Olga's Girls."
Two Pulitzer Center-supported films won honors at the 9th Annual Media That Matters Film Festival June 3. Jennifer Redfearn's "The Next Wave," a short version of "Sun Come Up," her film on the effects of climate change on the native inhabitants of the Carteret Islands, won the Jury Award. Gabrielle Weiss' "La Hoja," on coca leaf farmers and the coca industry in Bolivia, won the Unspoken Truth Award. Congratulations, Jennifer and Gabrielle!
A story from the St. Louis-Post Dispatch covered a classroom visit by Meredith May, in which she told high school students about the Pulitzer Center-sponsored reporting project "Olga's Girls."
Pulitzer-funded documentary filmmaker Jennifer Redfearn was quoted and her photography was featured in today's New York Times piece on the Carteret Islands. Redfearn's documentary, "Sun Come Up", follows the relocation of some of the world's first climate change refugees – the Carteret Islanders, a matrilineal community living on an island chain, 50 miles off the
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Four panelists gathered at The Brookings Institution 11 hours before the Sri Lankan government promised to act on their ultimatum given to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam: surrender or face annihilation.
In the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University
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Jason Motlagh is an international freelance journalist currently based in Washington D.C. He studied Foreign Affairs in college and upon graduating from his university spent time as a fisherman in Alaska. Journalism was a career that he later fell into.
Encore.org features the Pulitzer Center-sponsored reporting project, "Olga's Girls," on indentured servitude in Nepal.
The American Museum of Natural History will screen Jennifer Redfearn's short work-in-progress video of "Sun Come Up," a documentary that follows the relocation of a community of climate change refugees living on a chain of low-lying islands in the South Pacific Ocean. More info about the event
As part of Pulitzer Center's Global Gateway Georgetown students have undertaken awareness campaigns around their campus community based on issues covered by Pulitzer Center journalists. A group of 4 students' campaign is based on Jacob Baynham's work in Burma. A Facebook page is the campaign's main outlet and the students are holding two events on campus.
BURMA FILM SCREENING
Wednesday, October 15th 10:30pm
Village C Alumni Lounge
Loretta Tofani was awarded $2,000 by a five judge panel at the Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding International Investigative Reporting for her "American Imports, Chinese Deaths" reporting project. Formerly called the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) Award, the honor was renamed this year after Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter murdered in 2002 by Pakistani militants. Two teams of journalists were awarded $10,000 each and the title of the 2008 Daniel Pearl Award.
On June 30th, Jason Motlagh presented his reporting on India's internal conflicts to Americans for Informed Democracy's Global Scholar Program. The course seeks to give students a historical overview of international affairs and a background on the most important international institutions. It takes an in-depth look at globalization and the U.S. role in our increasingly globalized world.