Slaves: From Investigation to Pulitzer-Prize
Four Associated Press reporters risked their own safety to uncover slavery and abuse in the Southeast Asian fishing industry. Their project, "Seafood from Slaves," won more than 30 journalism awards including the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, the George Polk Award for Foreign Reporting, the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights International Journalism Award, the Gerald Loeb Award for Investigative Reporting and the Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting.
The Pulitzer-prize winning team consisted of WVU alumna Margie Mason (BSJ, 1997), Robin McDowell, Martha Mendoza and Esther Htusan. Mason and her colleagues will discuss the project during their presentation, "Seafood from Slaves: From Investigation to Pulitzer Prize."
Join us for a presentation by the Pulitzer-prize winning team of journalists.
Monday, October 10, 2016
Co-sponsored by the WVU Reed College of Media, WVU’s Diversity Week and Festival of ideas.
This event is free and open to the public.