Michael Lee from China bought a beloved diner in Iowa City. He aims not only to serve food but mint more doctors on both sides of the globe.
Under President Rodrigo Duterte, thousands have died at the hands of police or the masked vigilantes who roam Manila's vast slums.
At the center of the relationship between the world's two main superpowers are a small state and its governor-turned-ambassador. The stakes never have been higher for these "old friends."
An Iowa governor visited China on the heels of Richard Nixon. Today, a cast of Iowans dubs itself the 'Iowa mafia' in Beijing.
With their parents at work far away, the children of the Wang family are raising themselves.
The United States claims they were never in Laos during the Vietnam War, but Mr. Vounta and his missing left leg tell another story.
The China-U.S. Demonstration Farm that recently broke ground is a prominent symbol of Xi Jinping's attempt to gently modernize rural China.
President Trump makes his first official visit to China, as Ambassador Terry Branstad works in Beijing near his "old friend," Chinese President Xi.
In Pakistan's tribal areas, collective punishment is not an exception, but the law.
Des Moines Register journalists Kyle Munson and Kelsey Kremer traveled to China for two weeks in late September to report on Iowa’s unlikely and often influential role in U.S-China relations.
What is this luxury hotel doing in the middle of the Inner Mongolian desert?
Follow a Rohingya Muslim family that fled rampaging Myanmar security forces and Buddhist vigilantes as they adapt to refugee life in Bangladesh.
A free-lance prototype: multimedia and entrepreneurial
David Westphal, Online Journalism Review
June 30, 2009
The University of Virginia prepared Jason Motlagh very well for his career as a free-lance foreign correspondent.
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
Alex Amend, Pulitzer Center
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.