Ira Glass, host of This American Life, discusses the role of public media in sharing unique stories. This American Life is weekly a public radio show produced by WBEZ and broadcast to about 1.8 million listeners. For 30 years, the MacArthur Foundation has supported news and documentary programs like This American Like 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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