Hpakant, in Myanmar’s Kachin State, is the epicentre of a multibillion-dollar jade mining industry in which thousands risk their lives every day hoping to strike it big and earn their golden ticket out of poverty.
"I want to do something. I want to walk forward, and that is my responsibility.” Does art have healing power? Is the revitalization of Cambodian classical dance a form of resistance?
The DuSable Museum of African American History is just one of a raft of Black institutions on the brink of financial ruin at a time when its role in culture is more essential than ever.
The world's jungles absorb a large proportion of our CO2 emissions, helping to slow the pace of human-induced global warming. But they may be reaching a saturation point.
As two East St. Louis residents began to rebuild the House of Miles, they faced some questions over their motivations for renovating what was a dilapidated property with little sign of Davis — who lived there from 1939 to 1944. However, with a $250,000 capital improvement grant from the state of Illinois, they hope to welcome the public to an artistic hub once the threat of the coronavirus subsides.
In the slums of Buenos Aires, government aid has been slow to materialize. Instead, community organizations are leading the fight.
U.S. deportations of migrants have exported COVID-19 to Guatemala and prompted fear, chaos, and a collapse of already fragile health services.
This investigation reveals the scale of operations of America’s elite combat troops in Africa.
Decades of progress in one of modern history’s greatest achievements, the fight against extreme poverty, are in danger of slipping away because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Documentary filmmaking always requires a degree of flexibility. A pandemic makes that a necessity.
In Venezuela, questions of a deadlier coronavirus mutation arose after the government attributed the outbreak in the city of Maracaibo to a “much more aggressive virus.”
The coronavirus pandemic has pushed some water systems in rural North Carolina to the brink as thousands of customers haven’t settled their bills.
Washington, DC, youth program benefits from Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Initiative, introducing students to skills and values needed to start careers in journalism.
Fifth grade students from Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School conducted reporting projects inspired by Paul Salopek's Out of Eden Walk as part of the Pulitzer Center "Walk Like a Journalist" workshop. To prepare for their reporting, students analyzed global news and met with journalist Allison Shelley to learn reporting, writing and photography tips.
Sydney Combs and Paul Nevin each place first in their regions for feature photography. Jae Lee and Kara Andrade each place first in their regions for in-depth reporting. Rebecca Gibian and Diana Crandall place first in their region for breaking news reporting.
Photojournalists and Pulitzer Center grantees Misha Friedman and Daniella Zalcman took part in panels at the third annual LGBTQ Conference at Harvard University.
Students from the Inspired Teaching School present their blended photos at the Pulitzer Center.
Pulitzer Center interns Elana Dure and Seiler Smith look back over a year of Field Notes and compile some of their favorites.
The Pulitzer Center staff share favorite images from 2015.
A panel of four journalists at the 2015 Student Fellows Washington Weekend discuss redefined ethics and the difficulties faced when reporting from the field.
Journalists and public health experts join Liberian deputy minister of health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg to share stories of 'heroism and unimaginable loss' in West Africa.
Daniella Zalcman's photos are being featured on The New Yorker magazine's Instagram page.
Sim Chi Yin, once a print journalist, now photographs her stories: most recently, the plight of Chinese mine workers with silicosis. Time and patience help her create intimacy with her subjects.
Time's Lightbox highlights Matt Black's journey through impoverished America. Every town he visits has a poverty level above 20 percent.