An investigation by Forensic Architecture and Al-Haq into the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh looked at previously unseen footage and unpublished autopsy reports, among other evidence.
19 Million Pages of Historic Newspapers Digitized by Library of Congress
The Library’s “Chronicling America” initiative has now expanded to include media from all 50 United States, Washington, DC, the US Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.
The Precarious Lives of Freelance Photographers on the Frontlines
Underpaid and under-resourced, funding their own equipment and health insurance, freelance photojournalists are barely hanging on — and risking their lives.
Writers’ Organization Issues Dire Warning After Members Reportedly Murdered by Taliban
Two of PEN International’s members, Abdullah Atefi and Dawa Khan Menapal, were reportedly murdered by Taliban forces earlier this month.
Wes Anderson’s Latest Conjures a Confectionary Vision of France
The infamously elaborate director’s new film takes us to Ennui-Sur-Blasé, where employees of a US newspaper get into whimsical capers.
Cop Admits to Playing Copyrighted Music to Keep Activist Recording off Youtube
During a recorded conversation with activists, an officer began backing the conversation with the sounds of Taylor Swift.
When More Than 5,000 Workers Resisted Rupert Murdoch’s UK Media Takeover
The documentary Wapping: The Workers’ Story recounts a pivotal moment in UK labor history.
The Life and Times of War Reporter Robert Fisk
If you want a great primer on Fisk, who recently passed away, look to the documentary This is Not a Movie.
The Radical Collective of 20-Somethings Who Filmed the DNC and RNC of 1972
The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive has digitized hundreds of hours of raw footage by TVTV, a collective of “video freaks” active throughout the 1970s.
Exposing Rodrigo Duterte’s War on the Free Press
Director Ramona Diaz and journalist Maria Ressa discuss their struggles to make A Thousand Cuts, a film about the autocratic president of the Philippines.
The New York Times’s Embarrassing Presidential Endorsement Reality Show
The paper’s supposed act of transparency around its endorsement of Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren was in fact a cynical attempt to drum up interest amid low enthusiasm.
Saying Goodbye to the Newseum in the Age of Fake News
It felt important to visit the Newseum 10 years ago, when every journalist I knew still believed great reporting would always win. Now, in the wake of its recent closure, the delusory nature of that kind of thinking doesn’t get any more obvious.