Iowa is a powerhouse producer of corn and soybeans. But all the industrial farming has come at a cost to the environment. Today, there's a growing number of farmers adopting more sustainable practices in a bid to save Iowa's precious soil and water.
‘I always felt like an outsider at U. City,’ Judy Gladney says. But that may finally change this week.
Hong Kong residents protested for months this year against an extradition bill that would have allowed criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China.
The group represents less than 1 percent of China's population, but they have endured what the U.S. calls one of the worst human rights crises of modern times.
In the past, China was better known for producing 75 percent of the world’s art knockoffs than for its own creative innovation. Today, that is changing, as Chinese artists are reviving what they call the country’s “cultural aristocracy” by producing original art.
Camila DeChalus talked about her recent piece on what’s happening to asylum-seekers when they reach the U.S.-Mexico border.
In Shouf, one of the most religiously diverse regions in Lebanon, communities come together to protect natural heritage and shared spaces.
The impact of globalization and digital capitalism is forcing worldwide attention to the starker divide between the “haves” and the “have-nots,” challenging how we think about the social contract.
In China, the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, putting more electric vehicles on the road is critical.
Meet the nuns who run a migrant shelter in El Paso, Texas.
Chinese 5G technology is designed to transmit huge amounts of data instantly, and deploy vast networks of surveillance cameras and facial recognition software. While dozens of countries around the world plan to adopt the innovation, human rights advocates and the U.S. are sounding the alarm. Nick Schifrin reports as part of "China: Power and Prosperity," with support from the Pulitzer Center.
Tensions between police and protesters in Hong Kong escalated overnight, as officers opened fire. A young activist was shot, but survived. The unrest came just as mainland China marked the 70th anniversary of the Communist state.
Sarah Aziza discusses her investigation of the darker realities of life inside Saudi Arabia under the would-be Saudi reformer, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Grantee Rachel Oswald investigates the possibility that South Korean conservatives will push for the development of nuclear weapons.
Raghu Karnad reported on the vast scale of residential schooling for tribal children in India—and the cost it exacts on fragile tribal cultures and heritage.
Photographer Newsha Tavakolian and writer Thomas Erdbrink follow members of one of the last nomadic communities in the world living on the Iranian plateau.
In 1960, about 100,000 turkeys in England suddenly died. Could grain contamination be the cause? Roxanne Scott explores how Nigerian farmers are planning to recover from aflatoxin contamination.
Aarti Singh and Jake Naughton discuss their work exploring the strange limbo of India's LGBTQ community.
The truth about Hungary: How a country that used to be a poster child for a successful transition to democracy collapsed into a new kind of authoritarianism.
Meet Jaime Joyce, who traveled to Bangladesh to visit children in the Rohingya refugee camps.
Vivienne Walt and Sebastian Meyer traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo, home to most of the world's cobalt, to see how huge global demand can be met without rampant child labor and corruption.
After a new federal immigration policy led to hundreds of children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, The Texas Tribune opened a temporary South Texas bureau to investigate.
Jennifer Duggan travels to Lebanon and the Arctic Circle to report on the importance of seeds in ensuring global food security.
A frigid current, a heroic expedition, and air turning into rock. Meet science journalist Ari Daniel and hear about his 2018 reporting trip to Iceland.
Jason Motlagh's short documentary for AJ+ won the a Regional Emmy for Documentary Topical News and Program Speciality in the 46th Annual Northern California Area EMMY Awards.
Journalism students in Winston-Salem, NC, explored the textiles industry over three weeks, creating a documentary that is rich in history and as current as the headlines of today.
The 2017 Gender Lens Conference was documented on multiple social media platforms, including Snapchat. Take a look inside of the conference's "Snap Story."
Two-day conference illuminates why diversity of perspective, across gender, race, ethnicity, religion, matters so much in storytelling.
Filmmakers and performers from "Circus Without Borders" visited schools in Winnipeg, Manitoba in March, 2017.
Three journalists speak at Campus Consortium partner American University, sharing advice on how to maintain safety while reporting on conflict.
What does the real Washington, DC look like? Students in the District who contributed to the "Everyday DC" exhibition at the Southwest Arts Club discuss their photos and favorite moments.
Madeleine Albright and Stephen J. Hadley appeal for bipartisanship in meetings with Pulitzer Center partner schools in Philadelphia.
Trying to make sense of Donald Trump's presidency, and of the world he leads, to an audience split between his supporters and critics.
Students at Pulitzer Center partner schools and universities react to the Middle East Strategy Task Force.
Grantee Daniella Zalcman visits several schools in Washington, D.C. to share her project "Signs of Your Identity," based on interviews with former students of Indian Residential Schools.
Tomas van Houtryve set out on the refugee trail following the digital breadcrumbs left by migrants along the way. A preview of the video installation featured at SECCA's Dispatches exhibit.