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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.

 

Stolen Trash Bins Contribute to Malaria, Flooding

In Ghana trash is often disposed of in gutters––creating stagnant pools of water that become breeding grounds for insects. Efforts to introduce trash bins have met with little success––and much theft.

Papua New Guinea: The Gas Boom

A project run by ExxonMobil to supply China and Japan with liquefied gas for the next 30 years is changing life in Papua New Guinea with wildly inequitable results for local people.

China in Africa: Mine Control

As Zambians wonder why the fruits of lucrative contracts with the Chinese have not eased high poverty and unemployment levels, Zambia's government takes on Chinese investors with a new law.

Gun Violence: Heckler & Koch in the USA

The 506 homicides that occurred in Chicago in 2012 might be considered a local problem, but it is a global business. One of its key players: the German arms manufacturer Heckler & Koch.