Media

Fake News and the Media

Post-Truth Times: We the media

2017, Media

How can truth survive in a society that no longer values verifiable facts? Perhaps no organization has been more plagued by this dilemma than the mainstream news media. In recent times, the media has been met with a tremendous amount of ire and...

5.23
London Calling

London Calling

2016, Media

The divide between hard news and propaganda has become murkier than ever in recent years. Audiences from both sides of the aisle have observed an insidious media bias at play whether they consume their news online, in the morning papers or on the...

8.19
The Story of Technoviking

The Story of Technoviking

2015, Media

The Story of Technoviking is a fun and thoughtful look at how one piece of internet content garnered a massive global audience, what the material in question reveals about the online users who propagated it, and the murky waters of intellectual...

6.70
Stanley Kubrick's Boxes

Stanley Kubrick's Boxes

2008, Media

One of the most highly revered figures in the history of cinema, Stanley Kubrick was as enigmatic and fascinating as his movies. His obsessive working methods and general reclusiveness from press or public scrutiny only worked to deepen his legend. It...

8.74
Mosaic of Facts

Mosaic of Facts

2015, Media

Investigative filmmaker Miguel Francis-Santiago hosts Mosaic of Facts, an exploration of the role of the media in information sharing, and the many ways in which it is used to sway and manipulate public opinion. Inspired by his 2014 exploration of...

7.73
Punchlines for Progress

Punchlines for Progress

2010, Media

Jon Stewart is the host of a comedic news program called the Daily Show. If you're familiar with his comedy you may or may not be surprised to hear that this fake news anchor is rated one of the most trusted man in America tied with the real news...

8.58
Buying the War

Buying the War

2007, Media

Over a decade ago Bush administration forced the United States into a war so poorly prepared and executed it soon turned into a complete catastrophe. The fact of how the bureaucrats misled the country has been already expressed, but they couldn't have...

8.86
Freedom to Broadcast Hate

Freedom to Broadcast Hate

2014, Media

Sectarian violence is ripping the Mid-East apart. The two sects of Islam, Sunni and Shia, are fighting against each other in Syria and Iraq. Tensions are rising across the region, but what's provoking this wave of violence? This documentary...

7.07
The Whole World Is Watching

The Whole World Is Watching

2014, Media

If George Holliday, a 31-year-old plumbing contractor living in Lake View Terrace, Los Angeles, had not taken his camera outside to capture one footage, the beating of Rodney King, one of the most remembered human-rights atrocities of the 20th century...

8.44
Fiefdom of Speech

Fiefdom of Speech

2013, Media

The right to freedom of expression is recognized as a human right under Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and recognized in international human rights law in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Article 19 of...

7.34