Paul Steiger, editor-in-chief of ProPublica, discusses the role of public media in stimulating positive change. ProPublica is an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. For 30 years, the MacArthur Foundation has supported news and documentary programs like ProPublica that inform the American public about critical domestic and international affairs and policy issues.
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
The wisdom and experience of journalists and documentarians in the interactive domain offer ways to achieve new levels of journalistic excellence and impact, according to a report by the MIT Open Documentary Lab. Read More
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