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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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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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Washington Post to Feature ITVS Documentary Films

Documentary film nonprofit Independent Television Services is partnering with The Washington Post to form a new collaboration between journalists and independent filmmakers. Read More
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Firelight Media, 2015 MacArthur Award Recipient

A recipient of the 2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, Firelight Media is supporting diverse documentary filmmakers to tell untold stories. Read More
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"Sundance Festival Opens Doors For Minority Filmmakers"

National Public Radio
Stanley Nelson , 2002 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantees: Firelight Media, Sundance Institute
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MacArthur Awards 19 Documentary Film Grants

The new grants represent MacArthur’s largest single year investment in documentaries, and they bring the total number of documentary films supported by the Foundation since 1985 to more than 300. Read More

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