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October 2, 2012 / Untold Stories
Nigerians' Search for Justice from Shell Lands in US Supreme Court
AMETO AKPE
"If we can’t get justice in the U.S. that claims to be champions of human rights and democracy, where would we get justice?" A landmark case tests the limits of corporate responsibility.
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October 2, 2012 / Time
A Dangerous Day in the Life of an Afghan District Governor
MUJIB MASHAL
Saleem Khan Rody is governor of one of the most strategic spots in Afghanistan. He has attracted major projects, including a $75 million investment in a power plant. The Taliban are out to stop him.
September 27, 2012 / The Independent
El Salvador in Battle Against Tide of Climate Change
SIMEON TEGEL
Rising sea levels are destroying mangrove forests and ruining the livelihoods of some of El Salvador's poorest citizens.
September 25, 2012 / The Times of India
Brazil: Giving Voice to the Periphery
REMA NAGARAJAN
Enderson Araujo uses new media and technology to fight the one dimensional image of drugs and violence associated with Brazil's favelas.
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Untold Stories
Reports from the field - an exclusive channel of Pulitzer Center reporting
October 2, 2012
Nigerians' Search for Justice from Shell Lands in US Supreme Court
AMETO AKPE
"If we can’t get justice in the U.S. that claims to be champions of human rights and democracy, where would we get justice?" A landmark case tests the limits of corporate responsibility.
September 27, 2012
Can the Greek Film Industry Set an Example for Recovery?
EDITH ISMENE NICOLAOU-GRIFFIN
As the world focuses on Greece's financial bailout, Greek films have also made their way into international headlines. Amid a period of austerity, how do filmmakers sustain themselves and their work?
September 26, 2012
China's Three Rivers, Asia's Threatened Headwaters
SEAN GALLAGHER
The Yangtze, Mekong and Yellow Rivers all originate on the Tibetan Plateau. Rising temperatures are threatening the sources of these major waterways that serve millions who live downstream.
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Afghanistan's Unsustainable Waters
MUJIB MASHAL
Trans-boundary water tensions with Iran and Pakistan cast a shadow on the development of Afghanistan's mainly agricultural economy.
Europe's Siege on Democracy
WILLIAM WHEELER
Europe’s economic crisis has become intertwined with disturbing anti-democratic trends and the rise of extremist politics. Bill Wheeler looks at the fallout in Hungary and Greece.
Bad Cocktail: Labor Abuse in Thailand’s Shrimp Industry
JASON MOTLAGH, STEPHEN SAPIENZA
America's appetite for inexpensive shrimp from Southeast Asia is growing, but at what cost? In Thailand, illegal and abusive labor practices go unchecked to feed a booming demand.
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Gateways
Gateways contain multiple Pulitzer Center reporting projects that focus on a single issue
Pulitzer Center journalists examine emerging nuclear threats, from an alarming new arms race between India and Pakistan to the competition between the U.S. and Russia on nuclear exports.
A collaborative investigation into the water sector in Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Liberia in partnership with local journalists and their outlets.
From the gold in our jewelry to the shrimp at our favorite restaurant and the minerals within our electronics, the true cost of production—both social and environmental—too often remains hidden.
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Education
Global Gateway inspires students to become active consumers and producers of news and information
September 26, 2012
#EdenWalk: Submit Your Questions for Journalist Paul Salopek
CAROLINE D'ANGELO
Paul Salopek is about to begin a seven-year walk around the world--what would you like to ask him?
September 14, 2012
Nuclear “Newcomers” Come to Russia
EVE CONANT
Reporter Eve Conant visits the once-secret city of Obninsk, outside Moscow, where Russia is educating “nuclear newcomers” from Belarus, Turkey, Vietnam, Bangladesh and other countries.
September 14, 2012
Joshua Yaffa on the Reawakening of Russian Protest Politics
JOSHUA YAFFA
Joshua Yaffa reports from Russia on how a protest movement opposed to Vladimir Putin took hold in Moscow and other large cities, and how the country has since changed.
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Blog
News and views from the Pulitzer Center team
August 14, 2012
Face the Facts: GW Launches New Media Initiative
ELLIE KAUFMAN
Facts, not spin: Pulitzer Center Campus Consortium partner George Washington University launches an election-season website that puts the focus on unpoliticized--and surprising--facts.
September 28, 2012
This Week in Review: What Afghan Women Want
TOM HUNDLEY
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from the ground up in Afghanistan and Iraqi Kurdistan.
September 28, 2012
Unique William & Mary Program Gives Students Tools to Turn Research into Well-Crafted Stories
JENNIFER MCDONALD
Seminar gives William & Mary students room to turn academic pursuits into journalism thanks to unique partnership between the Pulitzer Center, the College's Charles Center and supportive alums.
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Campus Consortium
Our Campus Consortium initiative forges dynamic relationships with colleges and universities
South Dakota State University
South Dakota State University continues its tradition as a land-grant university and offers a vigorous media studies program with its Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.
University of Chicago
University of Chicago's impact on American higher education is legendary - from development of the four-quarter system to the first executive MBA program.
Boston University
Boston University is one of the Consortium partners that has experimented with diverse ways of linking Pulitzer Center journalists with BU students, faculty and the broader community.
College of William & Mary
William & Mary, the second oldest college in the nation, embarked on a Campus Consortium partnership with the Pulitzer Center that serves as an example for others.
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September 20, 2012 to October 18, 2012
Everyday Africa Exhibition at VII Gallery in Brooklyn
Where we normally see only the extreme, Everyday Africa is a project focused on the mundane. Join us at the VII Gallery from September 20 - October 18.
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