Pulitzer Center Update

Sebastian Meyer Takes Over Pulitzer Center Instagram

A miner pushes a bicycle piled with sacks of cobalt from a mining pit to the depot inside the CDM (Congo DongFang International Mining) Kasulo mine. Image by Sebastian Meyer. Congo, 2018. 

Photographer Sebastian Meyer will take over Pulitzer Center's Instagram account during the week of October 8. His recent reporting project with journalist Vivienne Walt, "The Race for Cobalt," takes a close look at the production of cobalt, a mineral crucial to producing cellphone and electric car batteries, in Congo. He will share photos of working conditions in cobalt mines via our Instagram account. Follow his reporting here.