Wendy Levy, co-founder of Sparkwise, discusses the role of public media in fostering community among audiences. Sparkwise is a web based data communication tool that collects and compares metrics to create a moving story. For 30 years, the MacArthur Foundation has supported media platforms like Sparkwise 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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