2016 was a consequential year for news. The Washington Post was at the forefront.
A generation ago, globalization shrank the world. Nations linked by trade and technology began to erase old boundaries. But now barriers are rising again, driven by waves of migration, spillover from wars and the growing threat of terrorism.
In America’s unsettled and angry winter of 2016, people traveled to Standing Rock to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline. The Washington Post documented the personal experiences of six people to explain the contentious issue that divided America's heartland.
  • Dec 2, 2016
A visual tale of the dangers those fleeing war and poverty face crossing the Aegean Sea between Turkey and Greece.
The Post traced this cobalt pipeline and, for the first time, showed how cobalt mined in these harsh conditions ends up in popular consumer products.