Pulitzer Center Update

This Week: 2017, a Year in Photos

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2017: Year in Photos.

2017: Year in Photos.

Images of 2017

From the Mexican border to North Korea, from the refugee crisis that roiled Europe to the traumatized boys of Boko Haram, award-winning photojournalists supported by the Pulitzer Center traveled the world in 2017 to bring back remarkable stories and compelling images. Each year at this time, we select our favorites—and invite you to revisit some of the most memorable moments of the last 12 months.

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Scott Nicol, co-chair of the Sierra Club’s Borderlands Campaign, stands in front of a concrete levee topped by the border fence in Hidalgo County. Environmentalists, along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, say the barrier endangers wildlife because animals can't reach dry land during floods.  Image by Callie Richmond. United States, 2017.

Scott Nicol, co-chair of the Sierra Club’s Borderlands Campaign, stands in front of a concrete levee topped by the border fence in Hidalgo County. Environmentalists, along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, say the barrier endangers wildlife because animals can't reach dry land during floods.  Image by Callie Richmond. United States, 2017.

 Getting Rich off The Wall

Kiah Collier and T. Christian Miller

“The Wall” is not President Trump’s invention. For years, the federal government has been seizing land along the Texas-Mexico border for a barrier. And as Kiah Collier and T. Christian Miller report in this continuing series for the Texas Tribune and ProPublica, it has made some people very rich.

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The Noh family in Ritsona camp. Image by Jodi Hilton. Greece, 2016.

The Noh family in Ritsona camp. Image by Jodi Hilton. Greece, 2016.

 Refugees Are Finding Home in a New Land

Jeanne Carstensen

In 2016, grantee Jeanne Carstensen reported from camps in Greece on the flood of refugees from the Middle East. She revisited some of them late last year for PRI’s The World as they began new lives in Germany and France.

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