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August 2013

August 27, 2013

PBS Gives ESPN a Headache, and Viewers Mull Muhammad

What follows is a pre-Labor Day wrap-up of two events involving PBS that attracted most of the attention in the past week or so. One involves the relationship between the huge sports network ESPN and Frontline, the flagship investigative series... More »

August 21, 2013

A Documentary That Ends With a Bang

There is one sure cure for a summertime drop-off in mail to the ombudsman: broadcast a documentary that examines the laws, and their judicial history, that Israel has put in place since the 1967 War to administer its military occupation... More »

August 8, 2013

The News Business Makes News

For news junkies — indeed for anyone who values being engaged with and informed about regional, national and world affairs — this has been a heck of a week. Unless you were vacationing in some remote location with no web... More »

August 2, 2013

'If Your Mother Says She Loves You, Check It Out'

The headline above is an old journalistic cliché warning reporters that things are not always as they seem. As applied to a new investigative documentary, produced by Frontline in partnership with ProPublica, and titled "Life and Death in Assisted Living,"... More »

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