Documentary filmmaking always requires a degree of flexibility. A pandemic makes that a necessity.
Stories and field notes produced by Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellows from our Campus Consortium partner universities
As COVID-19 cases rise in Ohio, migrant farmworkers live closely in cramped quarters. They remain one of the most vulnerable sectors of the population.
Time to rethink the U.S. prison system? University of Chicago 2020 Justice Reporting Fellow Meera Santhanam writes about the fundamental connections between racism and incarceration revealed by the coronavirus pandemic.
2020 Justice Reporting Fellow and 2019 Medill Journalism School graduate Apoorva Mittal interviews survivors of polio from the 1940s and 1950s in examining how Americans' responses to the older epidemic inform perspectives on the current one.
Witnessing a Buddhist funeral ritual in Bhutan leads to reflection: Does the pandemic force us to change how we cope with death and loss?
In 2018 in Japan, more than 1,000 people died during an unprecedented heat wave. In 2019, scientists proved it would have been impossible without global warming.
Despite no reported cases of COVID-19, Himalayan highlanders remain concerned. Pulitzer Center Washington University Fellow Kunsang Choden reports remotely on her homeland.
Former Pulitzer Center intern and Northwestern University in Qatar senior Manan Bhavnani reflects on a family history of migration, identity, and being stranded away from home.
2020 UC Berkeley School of Journalism Reporting Fellow Michaela Vatcheva examines how COVID-19 has limited scientists' ability to examine a mysterious die-off of gray whales in the Pacfic.
2015 Boston University Reporting Fellow alum Claire Elizabeth Felter reports on how COVID-19 has uprooted religious funeral rituals and forced loved ones to grieve alone amidst the pandemic's restrictions.
University of San Diego students Nasema Zeerak, Shushana Tevanyan, and Jennifer Wilczynski write on how a new ICE mandate is leaving international students with a stark choice: take in-person classes this fall or leave the country.
“Holding Fire,” a documentary by 2019 Columbia Graduate School of Journalism Reporting Fellows Hana Elias and Eleonore Voisard, has been selected for film festivals in D.C., New York, and Michigan.