Tags

Media

A free press stands as a bulwark against authoritarianism, government corruption, environmental exploitation and countless other wrongs and human rights violations found around the world. Pulitzer Center stories tagged with “Media” feature reporting on journalists and news organizations, their reporting techniques and methods, as well as their importance in preserving healthy democracies.Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on media.

 

Freelancer Tips on COVID-19 Reporting

In April 2020, the Pulitzer Center sent a survey to our grantees, and over 500 freelancers responded—detailing the pressures they are facing and their feelings on managing safety in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Social Media Pandemic

Sissel McCarthy, director of the journalism program at Campus Consortium member Hunter College, reports on the dangers of online misinformation during the coronavirus pandemic.

Eye Rise Films Presents the 'COVID Chronicles'

Stranded in London during the pandemic-induced lockdown, film directors Frederick Bernas and Ana Gonzalez produced the "Covid Chronicles," a series of documentary shorts featuring a young doctor on the frontlines and a volunteer worker.

Government Transparency in the Times of Coronavirus

The media must now rely on the government for information about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Are governmental authorities taking advantage of this crisis to further suppress the media in the MENA region?

Outbreak: Africa’s Data Journalism Alliance Against COVID-19

African scientists, researchers, and data journalists come together to focus on the big picture of coronavirus in Africa, identifying the most vulnerable communities and analyzing the healthcare system.

Almostajad Podcast

An Arabic-language news podcast by Sowt Podcasting, focusing on COVID-19 in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Depending on the vowels, Almostajad is the name used for the coronavirus and also means ‘the latest.’

Are We Visible Yet?

In spite of gender and economic disparity, women are often the innovators and change makers that move society forward, working far from the headlines. Choosing to be visible is key to equality.

Life After Jihad

What happens to the children of suicide bombers and those injured in attacks?

No Journalism Left In Rural India?

More Indians live in rural areas than the entire population of Europe. What does it mean for them if journalism dies a painful death?

Modi's Greatest Threat

In the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's sweeping reelection last May, journalist Maddy Crowell looks at the wide-ranging voices of dissent in India – the people and places that are working to defend the image of a pluralistic and tolerant India against the swelling tide of Hindu nationalism.

Nowhere To Hide: Saudis Targeted Abroad

The death of Jamal Khashoggi shocked the world—but he was far from the first Saudi dissident to be targeted abroad, and he is by no means the last.

Visions of Justice

The “Visions of Justice” workshop immerses court involved youth in visual storytelling as a means to nurture self-expression, self-respect, and the exploration their ideas of freedom and justice.

In Bosnia, a Risky Occupation

Bosnia has been struggling with a rise in violence against journalists. How does it feel to be investigative reporter in such a divided country?

The Murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia

In October 2017, the most famous investigative journalist on the island of Malta, Daphne Caruana Galizia, was murdered by a car bomb while driving home from work. Why?

Indira Lakshmanan Reports

"Indira Lakshmanan Reports" highlights Lakshmanan's reporting, commentary, and public event appearances.

Cambodian Democracy in Crisis

Earlier this year, pressure from Cambodia's government forced the Cambodia Daily to close its operations. This profile tracks the Daily ’s founder as he makes a final attempt to save his newspaper.

Meet the Journalist: Wes Bruer

A freelance journalist based in Brooklyn, Wes Bruer received a Pulitzer Center grant to pursue a story of a unique counterterrorism program being implemented by the U.S. State Dept in Mumbai, India.

WithDraw: Meet George Butler

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.

Global Perception of Che Guevara

The famous image "Guerrillero Heroico," captured in 1960 by Cuban photographer Alberto Korda, has become an international symbol of revolution. But has it been taken too far out of context?

Behind the Story: Errin Haines on 'Portraits of a Pandemic'

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns in the United States, grantee Errin Haines has spearheaded the Pulitzer Center supported project “Portraits of a Pandemic” a collaboration between The 19th, a non-profit newsroom committed to centering women in reporting, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Using Oral History in Reporting

Students learn about the techniques and value of oral history by looking at examples used in reporting, and developing their own projects by connecting historical events to their own community.