On Election Day, ProPublica and the Google News Lab spearheaded Electionland, a national reporting initiative to track the voting experience across America in real-time. Involving more than 1,100 journalists, the project was one of the largest collaborative reporting initiatives covering a single news event in history and helped identity over 1,200 voting issues and produce 450+ stories. It helped provide journalists across the country with unprecedented visibility into what was happening at the polls on Election Day. Read more…
On October 12, 2016, the International Day of the Girl, We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World premiered on CNN. This one-hour special film takes a journey with global leaders and activists- including First Lady Michelle Obama, actors Meryl Streep and Freida Pinto, and CNN journalist Isha Sesay to meet a group of girls from Liberia and Morocco who have overcome immense barriers to get an education. Read more…
Freedom of the Press has been guaranteed by the Constitution for over 200 years. And for nearly as long there has been a debate about where that freedom stops.
Midsummer in Newtown is a testament to the transformative force of artistic expression to pierce through the shadow cast by trauma. In the wake of the Sandy Hook tragedy, one grieving couple honors their daughter through music, while community children find their voice through a rock-pop version of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
A 5-Part series exploring the last 100 years of aviation history in unprecedented detail. From the Wright brothers first flight to the Apollo moon landings and beyond, experience the history of an industry defined by innovation. Woven into this history is The Boeing Company, which has navigated war and peace, booms and busts, to become the largest aerospace company in the world. The Age of Aerospace recounts the fate of a company, a country, its people, and their countless contributions to technology, culture, and history.
With unprecedented access, CARTEL LAND is a harrowing look at the journeys of two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy – the murderous Mexican drug cartels.
More than two million men and women serve in America’s all-volunteer military force, and another three million are their husbands, wives, sons and daughters. Yet over the course of two long wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the stories — and the service — of these military families have often been overlooked.
In a revealing two-hour documentary special presented by Bob Woodruff, The Homefront will bring the true stories of these military families to a PBS audience.
Funding provided by The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The Boeing Company and the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation.
“You have the right to remain silent.” Thanks to movies and television, it’s hard to conceive that this simple phrase hasn’t always been a part of our history. But before these words became a common staple of American culture, the Fifth Amendment’s right against self-incrimination was virtually impossible to protect.
Then came Ernesto Miranda.