Projects

Reporting projects from Pulitzer Center grantees

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September 20, 2018

Murder on Malta

Alexander Clapp

In October 2017, the most famous investigative journalist on the island of Malta, Daphne Caruana Galizia, was murdered by a car bomb while driving home from work. Why?

September 18, 2018

The Ballymurphy Precedent

Callum Macrae

In The Ballymurphy Precedent, Collum Macrae probes the killings of 10 unarmed Catholics, including a priest and a mother of eight, in the West Belfast housing estate of Ballymurphy in August, 1971.

September 13, 2018

Mestizo Roots of California Exceptionalism

Gregory Orfalea

California has its faults, but innovation, tolerance for immigrants, and reverence for the environment are not among them. What are the roots of California exceptionalism?

September 13, 2018

The Tragedy of the "Good" Orphanage

Tina Rosenberg

We’ve all heard stories about abusive orphanages. But there’s a bigger problem: good orphanages. Rich countries abolished orphanages decades ago. So why do we keep them going in poor countries?

September 11, 2018

The Future of Family Planning in India

Hannah Harris Green

India will soon be the most populous country in the world. Innovators throughout the country are creating new tools to help families stay small while taking control of their reproductive destinies.

September 10, 2018

The Role of Faith in Peace and Reconciliation in Colombia

Julia Friedmann

As both sides struggle to implement the 2016 peace accords in Colombia, religious organizations have stepped in to support the fragile peace and rebuild communities previously divided by violence.

September 07, 2018

In These Hills, Our Gods and Our Futures

Raghu Karnad, Arko Datto

In Odisha in eastern India, Arko Datto and Raghu Karnad cover the resistance of Dongria Kondh women to industrial interests that want to exploit their sacred hills for bauxite reserves.

September 06, 2018

Foreign Influence in the Balkans

Krithika Varagur

Krithika Varagur reports on foreign religious and political investment in the Balkans, focusing on Bosnia and Kosovo, which have been affected by both rising extremism and populism.

September 05, 2018

India's Rumor Busters Face Daunting Task

Timothy McLaughlin

This project explores efforts being made across India—from government, media and tech companies—to address the issue of disinformation spreading on social media and messaging platforms.

September 04, 2018

The Globalization of AFROPUNK

Melissa Bunni Elian

AFROPUNK connects the African Diaspora not only through music, but also socially and politically, proving it to be a global movement that parallels the current politics facing young South Africans.

August 30, 2018

The Amazon’s Climate Tipping Point

Sam Eaton

Tropical forests are tipping from carbon sink to source, threatening a crucial hedge against runaway climate change in the violent, corruption-stained Brazilian Amazon.