Due to cultural preferences for sons, 100 million girls are missing worldwide. Carl Gierstorfer looks at India, a country with a highly skewed sex ratio that threatens to destabilize its society.
The Russian Federation confronts two devastating epidemics: widespread heroin abuse and HIV/AIDS. It appears to be losing the battle against both.
Shale gas is an energy phenomenon not just in a broad swath of the United States but in places like eastern Europe, too. In both regions there is a tangled mix of hopes, hype, and concern.
Louie Palu explores the U.S.-Mexico border where violence runs rampant: What does it look like? How has the immigration policy evolved? And what are the economic and security issues?
Nearly 20 years since the end of apartheid, discrimination in South Africa has a new form. Healthcare inequality has taken the place of forced segregation in rural and urban townships.
Faced with the devastating twin threats of digital and China, can a critical Wisconsin industry survive?
The geopolitics of Southeast Asia are shifting rapidly and China's influence can be seen in the shipping routes along the Mekong--and in the soft power it exercises in countries such as Burma.
Traditional exporters of migrants have become importers, turning the old paradigm on its head. The recent "brain gain" has presented new opportunities – and challenges – for Brazil, China and others.
As Paul Salopek journeys around the world on foot, he will follow the migration pathways of our ancestors who walked out of Africa 50,000 years ago.
Trans-boundary water tensions with Iran and Pakistan cast a shadow on the development of Afghanistan's mainly agricultural economy.
Europe’s economic crisis has become intertwined with disturbing anti-democratic trends and the rise of extremist politics. Bill Wheeler looks at the fallout in Hungary and Greece.
America's appetite for inexpensive shrimp from Southeast Asia is growing, but at what cost? In Thailand, illegal and abusive labor practices go unchecked to feed a booming demand.
McClatchy journalists and Pulitzer Center grantees Brittany Peterson and Tim Johnson interview Nicaraguans about the proposed canal that threatens to split the country in two.
Beth Gardiner discusses her reporting from Poland, a country with among the worst coal-driven health problems in Europe.
Pulitzer Center grantees Heather Pringle and Andrew Lawler traveled to the Amazon to report on isolated indigenous peoples' recent emergence from the forests.
Tik Root, Wyatt Orme, and Juan Herrero discuss their recent reporting trip to Rwanda, where they have been exploring the new generation and its place in a rapidly changing country.
Bridget Huber visited operating rooms in Uganda and Mozambique while reporting on surgery's place on the global health agenda.
Photojournalist Sim Chi Yin discusses her reporting on a family affected by silicosis, an occupational lung disease that affects an estimated 6 million in China, most of them miners.
Along the banks of the Ganges River in the lap of the Himalayas, Cameron Conaway talks about why he has embarked on his project "Rejuvenating the Ganga."
Journalists Jonathan M. Katz and Allison Shelley take a deep look at the Clintons' projects and prospects in Haiti.
The courage and bravery of Ebola survivors and others fighting the disease give Erika Check Hayden hope that the world's worst outbreak of the disease can be stopped.
Journalist Ty McCormick discusses his reporting on the U.S. legacy in South Sudan, what he calls "a story of multiple failings."
Reportage illustrator George Butler provides a first-hand impression of how things are developing in Afghanistan—and how life continues despite the uncertainty of the country's situation.
Beijing-based photographer Sim Chi Yin discusses her project on the one million migrant workers who live in basements beneath Beijing's skyscrapers and residential blocks.
Students will learn about the concept of epidemiology and how it is used to control or prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
Students learn about the history of globalization and how it impacts their lives. They will analyze how journalists visualize global stories and make connections between global and local issues.
Students evaluate how visual images work in tandem with words to create stories and produce writing that pairs text with visuals to describe the story of textile manufacturing in Winston-Salem, NC.
Students learn about the global textiles industry using photography, texts, and interviews and evaluate the connections between the industry in 19th c America and modern Bangladesh.
In this short lesson, students consider the role of the media and their own relationship with journalism by exploring a story on press freedom in Morocco.
Estudiantes exploran leyes de expropiación en la construcción de la cerca fronteriza entre los EE.UU. y México para crear un recurso para miembros de su comunidad sobre los derechos a la tierra.
Estudiantes explorarán cómo el gobierno se apoderó de tierra tejana para una cerca fronteriza. Estudiarán políticas federales y estatales de expropiación y compartir esa información con su comunidad.
Students explore eminent domain law in the construction of the U.S./Mexico border fence through text and video to create a resource outlining and advocating for their community members’ land rights.
By exploring land seizures for a border fence in the Rio Grande Valley, students will learn about federal and state eminent domain policy and share that information with the local community.
Students examine the anatomy of offshore activities revealed in the Paradise Papers to evaluate their impact on various actors and consider what steps should be taken as a result of the...
This lesson asks students to examine Salvadoran gang violence in the U.S. and El Salvador, evaluating the role deportation plays in stoking violence and considering its impact on multiple actors.
Students analyze how photojournalist applies different photography techniques to communicate his reporting on a variety of global issues in order to plan and execute their own photo stories.