Global Extractive Industries
Behind the trillions of dollars that governments, businesses and individuals earn from mining the earth and the things that grow on it, tiny communities of people learn to adjust to shifting dirt, unceremonious relocations and, in some rare cases, incredible wealth. This Global Press Journal series investigates those communities, where the potential for massive profits turns them upside-down.
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Editors take you between the lines on everything from complex editorial decisions to the unique challenges of global journalism.
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Inside the Story
From reporting triumphs to critical hardships, GPJ reporters give insider accounts of what it takes to cover the world.
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