News and views from the Pulitzer Center team October 16, 2013
Photographers and Writers. It takes two.
October 14, 2013TOM HUNDLEY
Crop yields in sub-Saharan Africa rank among the lowest in the world, and nearly a third of the region’s people are chronically malnourished.
October 14, 2013
Award-winning global health reporter had some wise words for DC students when she visited their classrooms last week.
AMANDA OTTAWAY, CAROLINE D'ANGELO
Day of the Girl, on October 11, is calling attention to girls' education this year. What does education for girls look like where you live? Share a photo, video or comment with #girlsglobaled!
Does anyone miss Qaddafi? Not really. But as Nicolas Pelham reports, the Libyan Revolution of 2011 has not delivered on the reforms that so many had anticipated. And the worst may be yet to come.
Earlier this year, Yochi Dreazen traveled to northern Mali, where government troops and French special forces were battling a growing network of jihadists for control of a vast desert territory.
REBECCA GIBIAN, JEFFREY BARTHOLET
Is self-immolation violent or nonviolent and is it an effective form of protest? Two questions Pulitzer Center team and journalist ask youth at weekend conference.
PARIS ACHENBACH, JOHN SCHMID
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel journalists receive regional Emmy nominations for Pulitzer Center-supported reporting on international paper industry.
PARIS ACHENBACH, KENNETH R. WEISS
Each year, nearly 1 billion people go to bed hungry while at least 8 million die from hunger-related illnesses per year. How will we support ourselves on an increasingly populated planet?
MICAH FINK, DOMINIC BRACCO II
Grantee journalists, in town for the Pulitzer Center's first film festival, visited nine D.C. high schools Sept. 19-24 to talk about their work with students.
The civil war in Syria is now manufacturing refugees on an industrial scale. Overall, nearly one third of the country’s population have been forced to abandon their homes.
LILIANA BAKHTIARI, LOUIE PALU
The Globe and Mail receives nomination for Louie Palu's "Borderline" series for the best online-only article or series.
KENNETH R. WEISS
Alan Weisman, the author of bestseller "The World Without Us," says population is going in the wrong direction to achieve ecological sustainability. In his new book, he looks at the world with us
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