Technology is transforming China, helping improve life in some ways, but also collecting big data. The government is beginning to convert that data and surveillance footage into social credit scores, which critics say can be used to penalize those who criticize the Communist Party. Nick Schifrin reports as part of "China: Power and Prosperity," with support from the Pulitzer Center.
Venezuelan caminantes leave their country with everything they own on their backs in the hopes of a finding better future. What conditions do they face once they arrive on the roads of Colombia?
Students at an American charity school in Liberia almost lost their institution to a notorious sex abuse scandal, forcing the academy to close. Then a new, Liberian-run organization formed to re-open the school. In Monrovia, Monique John follows one student on her first day back in class.
Communist China's planned economy once prevented its citizens from becoming wealthy. But China now produces billionaires faster than any country in the world, even as President Xi Jinping has cracked down on ostentatious displays of wealth.
For decades, the world's two largest economies — the U.S. and China — have been integrated. But the Trump administration is now trying to undo that, as an escalating trade war impacts consumers and businesses in both countries.
Sexual violence is ingrained into Ugandan culture, largely due to its normalization in society. Finally, a powerful movement is underway to start the conversation about the issue in Uganda.
China’s Belt and Road Initiative is the most expensive infrastructure project in history. Chinese companies are constructing roads, pipelines and railroads across the globe. But they are also building China’s influence, and critics in the U.S. and Asia worry Belt and Road projects can reduce countries’ sovereignty and grow Chinese power. With the help of the Pulitzer Center, Nick Schifrin reports.
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s philosophy has been written into the country’s constitution. He has sought to raise the standard of living at home, while boosting China’s power and influence across the globe. But critics accuse him of consolidating power and creating a campaign of oppression against the Chinese people—especially those who disagree with him. Nick Schifrin reports from Beijing.
Since 1988, the rights of Indigenous people in Brazil have been entitled to protection under the constitution. Yet, their reality tells a different story.
When it comes to military strength, the global economy, and global influence, the two most important countries in the world are China and the U.S. And in recent years, both sides of that rivalry have become more combative.
Marcos A. Rivera Ortiz and his daughter Mariluz Rivera Gutiérrez, are two Puerto Rican attorneys on a mission to end racism and discrimination against Afro-Latinx people.
Struggling American dairy farmers thought they could count on the world market. Then came the turbulence of tariffs and trade deals.
Simon Ostrovsky gets one of the few interviews given to the foreign media by actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, the winner of the Ukrainian presidency.
Author and journalist Christopher de Bellaigue reports on assisted dying and euthanasia practices in North America and Europe.
Journalist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, inspired by her own family history, examines the modern discrimination of descendants of slaves in Nigeria.
Journalist Nadja Drost discusses her reporting with filmmaker Bruno Federico on Venezuela's battle for power between President Nicolás Maduro and Juan Guaidó.
Journalist Nadja Drost reported with documentry filmmaker Bruno Federico on efforts to build and keep peace in Colombia after the peacekeeping deal with FARC.
Meet journalist Lauren-Brooke Eisen, who reported on private-public prison initiatives in New Zealand and Australia aimed at reducing recidivism.
Meet journalist Anna Filipova, who is examining how melting permafrost in the northernmost village in Greenland affects the residents' lives.
Ben Mauk on his cover feature "Mountain of Tongues" and his travels through the "Lost Nation" in the Russian Caucasus—discussing the long-awaited coming home of the Circassians.
Photojournalist Xyza Cruz Bacani discusses climate refugees in Indonesia who become vulnerable to exploitation by human traffickers.
Meet Adam Willis and Eloisa Lopez, reporting on the Catholic church in the Philippines and Duterte's war on drugs.
Journalist Jacob Kushner returns to a city born after Haiti's 2010 earthquake: Canaan, the single most visible legacy of that disaster.
Emiko Jozuka investigates the social, economic, and political consequences of Japan's rapidly-shrinking population.
Experience aerial photography of our rapidly changing planet and a discussion on religion and climate change.
At City of Asylum in Pittsburgh, a lively conversation about running a noodle business and immigration policy.
A look back at the Pulitzer Center's accomplishments in 2018: journalism and education for the public good.
Students and faculty share their thoughts from inspiring visit.
Jon Sawyer moderates a panel discussion with Larry C. Price, George Steinmetz, and Karen Weigert about the impact of visual storytelling on climate change action.
Callum Macrae's new film The Ballymurphy Precedent probes the killings of 10 unarmed Catholics in the West Belfast housing estate of Ballymurphy in August, 1971.
For the past nine years, the Pulitzer Center has partnered with Free Spirit Media to support four youth production crews through a summer documentary film experience.
Eighteen 6th grade students from Alice Deal Middle School performed poems in response to Pulitzer Center reporting projects and sparked dialogues with passersby.
Moscow-based reporter focuses on women in much of her reporting because she says you can tell a lot about a country and a crisis through their stories.
Turning her poem into song, Howard University student, Indigo Passariello wrote about the struggle of race still in the United States.
Youth activists from diverse communities across the country share their experiences as leaders in the movement against gun violence and guide an interactive dialogue on media representation.
Journalists and youth activists took center stage at the Beyond War Conference, sharing their vision for what it means to maintain journalistic integrity in times of peacebuilding and conflict.