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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NPR Launches New Podcast-Only Content

National Public Radio, a MacArthur grantee, has proven popular in the new medium of podcasts; the iTunes' list of the most popular podcasts regularly includes 2-3 NPR programs in the top 10. Recently, NPR debuted a ... Read More

Street Fight Nominated for Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature

Street Fight, a co-production of ITVS and P.O.V., both MacArthur grantees, has recently been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. The film, by Marshall Curry, is about the turbulent campaign of ... Read More

Secrecy

Omar and Pete

ENewsletter: A Time of Change in the Digital World

A discussion of how the Internet is changing conceptions of intellectual property and the public domain. Read More

Local News

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"The New Americans" Documentary Film

This 7-part series highlights the diversity of contemporary immigrant experiences through the stories of several families and individuals from different countries seeking new lives in the United States. Read More
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"Farmingville" Documentary Film

"Farmingville", directed by Catherine Tambini and Carlos Sandoval, explores the diverse perspectives of the residents of a Long Island town, in the wake of an act of violence against two Mexican day laborers. 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