The Pulitzer committee gives a nod to the best chroniclers of the revolutions.
Inside the circuitous trail that brought Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad's scandalous emails into the public eye.
Something strange is going on in Beijing. Here are the five most virulent conspiracy theories making the rounds -- and a stab at the likelihood of them panning out.
Greece goes up in flames, Xi comes to Washington, and Brazil's Carnival begins.
Democracy and identity politics aren't mutually exclusive. But don't try telling that to the Chinese Communist Party.
How to tackle -- and not tackle -- the most delicate assignment in journalism.
The revolt in little Bahrain is easy to ignore. But it’s actually part of a big global story.
Burma's famous comedian-cum-activist explains why he can forgive but refuses to forget.
Myanmar may be opening to democracy, but just how free is the country’s notoriously closed media?
As Prime Minister Erdogan's government grows increasingly intolerant of dissent, the media is bearing the brunt of its effort to silence its critics.
Meet Global Times, the angry Chinese government mouthpiece that makes Bill O'Reilly seem fair and balanced.
Is the rapidly expanding Middle East satellite television network and voice of the Arab Spring as independent as it claims?
Ten years after the World Trade Center attacks, is 9/11 still a seminal moment or a historical footnote for the Middle East?
My adventures on Russia's first televised political debate in a decade.
Eight not-so-simple steps to making sure that Libya doesn't repeat Iraq's mistakes.
America's most famous talk-show host brings his brand of chutzpah to Jerusalem. Are Israelis listening?
A look at some of the world's famous hotels, loved, hated, and holed up in by far-flung war correspondents.
The world is crowing over America's near-economic meltdown.
Britain's press is sensationalistic, sloppy, and scandal-prone -- and America would be lucky to have one like it.
And why their rapprochement could mean an early end for the Arab Spring.
What the "Gay Girl in Damascus" hoax tells us about ourselves and the media in the era of the Arab Spring.
Do the protests in Morocco finally have enough steam to unsettle the monarchy?
NPR social-media guru Andy Carvin explains the ethics of Twitter in a time of revolutionary upheaval.
The death and rebirth of a Benghazi newspaper shows how Qaddafi crushed Libya's press for four decades - and how it's now roaring back.
As the international community prepares to intervene, the citizens of Benghazi are building the institutions that could give them a fighting chance against Qaddafi's forces.
The fashion industry's faux pas on global issues would be funny, if they weren't so tragically inept.