Some news stories require greater investments of time to report, with journalists conducting exhaustive investigations using data, public and private records and interviews with a host of sources. Pulitzer Center grantee stories tagged with “Investigative” feature in-depth reporting that delves deeply into serious issues. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on investigative journalism.


Peru: Pope Gets Pushback on Environment

Pope Francis has staked his legacy on defending the poor. But in places like La Orora, Peru, degraded by 77 years of smelting heavy metals, the poor simply want to work, no matter what Francis says.

After Nepal Quakes, Worries in the Water

The 2015 Nepal earthquakes threatened to exacerbate the ongoing struggle with waterborne diseases by damaging already fragile sewer systems that leak pathogens into the water supply.