Media

MacArthur supports the production and distribution of news and documentary programs for television, radio, and the web that help inform the American public about important domestic and international current affairs and policy issues. Read our strategy

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"David Simon on Baltimore’s Anguish"

The Marshall Project
David Simon, 2010 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantee: Marshall Project
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"An Interview With My Mom"

TED Blog
David A. Isay , 2000 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantee: StoryCorps
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"Is Investigative Journalism a Joke?"

Pacific Standard
James Longley, 2009 MacArthur Fellow
Laura Poitras, 2012 MacArthur Fellow
Errol Morris , 1989 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantees: Center for Investigative Reporting, ProPublica
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"A StoryCorps App Lets Anyone Capture Someone's Story (+Video)"

The Christian Science Monitor
David A. Isay , 2000 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantee: StoryCorps
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2015 MacArthur Documentary Fund Now Open

The 2015 MacArthur Documentary Fund will be open April 1 through September 1, 2015. Read More
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Report Outlines Best Journalism Practices for Documentary Filmmakers

The report finds that cultural divisions keep filmmakers and journalists apart, and filmmakers usually have less of a support system and are unaware of the journalistic resources they can turn to when facing certain risks. Read More
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Migration Documentary Films

MacArthur’s media grantmaking has supported the production of several documentary films on migration and immigration in the U.S. and around the world. Read More

Staff

Portrait of Elspeth A. Revere

Elspeth A. Revere

Vice President, Media, Culture, and Special Initiatives
Portrait of Kathy K. Im

Kathy K. Im

Director, Media, Culture, and Special Initiatives
Portrait of Lauren Pabst

Lauren Pabst

Program Officer

Susan M. Salaba

Program Administrator

Erica Twyman

Program Assistant

Media Contact

Portrait of Sean Harder

Sean Harder

Communications Officer