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"The Colbert Report: George Saunders"

From The Colbert Report
George Saunders, MacArthur Fellow, 2006 Read More
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Interdisciplinary Researchers Propose New Framework for Learning

Inequities in skills attainment, achievement gaps among ethnicities, and a disconnect between classroom learning and the everyday lives and interests of young people are troubling trends that signify the need for a new framework of learning. Read More
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Mangrove Alliance Website Launched as Resource for Preservation

Birdlife International has launched the Neotropical Mangrove Conservation Alliance, also known simply as the Mangrove Alliance, as an online resource to foster the preservation of endangered mangrove habitats. Read More
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"In the Middle" Documentary Film

"In the Middle", directed by Lorena Luciano and Filippo Piscopo, examines the human consequences of the huge influx migrants from Northern Africa seeking refuge on a small Italian island in the aftermath of the Arab Spring. Read More
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"The Undocumented" Documentary Film

"The Undocumented", directed by Marco Williams, is a close look at the impacts of U.S.-Mexico border policy, through the stories of unauthorized immigrants who lose their lives crossing the deadly Arizona desert. Read More
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MacArthur Grantees Win Emmy Awards

MacArthur-supported programs P.O.V., Independent Lens, and Frontline were honored at this year’s News & Documentary Emmy Awards. Read More
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MacArthur Awards 13 Documentary Film Grants

A supporter of independently produced film and video for more than 30 years, MacArthur announced 13 grants totaling more than $1.6 million for documentary film projects. Read More

Foundations Award $3.5 Million to PBS NewsHour

The funding will enable travel across the country for reporting from the field and will support the Digital Election Data Center, a tool for viewers to follow the election. Read More
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Stony Brook University Receives $285,000 from MacArthur to Promote News Literacy

MacArthur’s grant will help Stony Brook’s School of Journalism create digital educational materials to teach students how to identify legitimate news information. Read More
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In Russia, Online Speech Remains Free from Government Control

A new report examines the Russian blogosphere, Twitter, and other media sources and finds vibrant and diverse discourse on Russian political and social issues. Read More
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MacArthur's Elspeth Revere on the Chicago News Cooperative

MacArthur Vice President of Media, Culture, and Special Initiatives Elspeth Revere discusses the end of the Chicago News Cooperative. Read More
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The Moth, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

The Moth supports the art and craft of storytelling to foster meaningful communication in today’s society. Read More