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After George Floyd

Covering Minneapolis in the Wake of George Floyd
New in The FRONTLINE Dispatch podcast: Star Tribune Editor Suki Dardarian joins us from Minneapolis to discuss the newsroom’s Pulitzer-winning reporting and “Police on Trial,” our new documentary with the Star Tribune.
June 3, 2022
Exclusive: A Former MPD Lieutenant Reported Another Cop. He Says He Paid a Price.
When Rich Jackson saw the footage — featured in the new documentary "Police on Trial" — that ultimately helped set in motion his exit from the Minneapolis Police Department, the then-lieutenant had a three-word reaction: “What the hell?”
June 2, 2022
‘An Unfiltered View’: Producers of ‘Police on Trial’ on What the Documentary Reveals 2 Years After the Murder of George Floyd
"That's the value of time — to not just watch and see this chronology unfold, but to really push through the surface-level narratives," said Mike Shum, director of "Police on Trial," about the new documentary from FRONTLINE and Star Tribune.
May 31, 2022
Chauvin, MPD Named in 2 Federal Excessive Force Lawsuits Dating to 2017, Involving Teenager, Woman
A teenager who was pinned under Derek Chauvin’s knee three years before George Floyd’s murder filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Tuesday, saying in an interview that the Minneapolis Police Department should have fired or disciplined the ex-officer for the earlier incident.
May 31, 2022

Climate change over the decades

Inside Big Oil's Push Against Climate Change Action
New in The FRONTLINE Dispatch podcast: The fossil fuel industry cast doubt on climate change for decades, even as the scientific evidence grew stronger and the warnings more dire. Investigative reporter Russell Gold joins executive producer Raney Aronson-Rath to discuss FRONTLINE’s three-part series “The Power of Big Oil.”
May 4, 2022
The Fossil Fuel Industry Marketed Natural Gas as a Cleaner Alternative. But They Weren’t Monitoring for Methane Leaks, Former Exxon Mobil Engineer Says.
“There wasn't much appetite for management to measure methane leakage because, if they found out there was a problem, they would have to do something about it,” Dar-Lon Chang says in ‘The Power of Big Oil, Part Three: Delay.’
May 3, 2022
A Government Scientist Warned About Climate Change in 2001. Exxon Mobil Sought to Have Him Removed.
The oil company “tried to control the discussion of the United States,” Michael MacCracken says in ‘Doubt,’ part two of the three-part documentary series ‘The Power of Big Oil.’
April 26, 2022
‘Truth Has Nothing to Do With Who Wins the Argument’: New Details on Big Oil’s Campaign to Defeat Climate Action
The fossil fuel industry employed PR tactics in the 1990s to emphasize uncertainty on climate change, episode one of the three-part documentary series ‘The Power of Big Oil’ reports in new detail.
April 19, 2022
"We had female lawyers, female judges, female prosecutors. All those rights have been snatched away. Nothing has been left for women."
WAHIDA, former librarian in Afghanistan

The Latest

Searching for Afghanistan’s Missing Women
New in The FRONTLINE Dispatch podcast: Correspondent Ramita Navai talks about investigating the Taliban’s crackdown on women for the documentary “Afghanistan Undercover.”
August 11, 2022
What’s the Status of Healthcare for Women in Afghanistan Under the Taliban?
Before the Taliban took control of Afghanistan in August 2021, many women and girls were already struggling to receive adequate healthcare. A year later, the situation has worsened, sources told FRONTLINE.
August 9, 2022
‘Say to the Whole World, They Don’t Let Us Talk’: Women Held for ‘Immoral Behavior’ at a Taliban Prison Speak Out
In the FRONTLINE documentary ‘Afghanistan Undercover,’ Ramita Navai reports the Taliban has jailed women for ‘immoral behavior’ and held them without trial. Watch an excerpt.
August 9, 2022
The Disconnect: Power, Politics and the Texas Blackout
In February 2021, days-long blackouts in Texas left millions shivering in the dark. Hundreds died. How has the Texas grid changed since then? And how has it changed how people think?
August 4, 2022
'You Feel Safe One Second and Then Boom': A Conversation With the Filmmakers of 'Ukraine: Life Under Russia's Attack'
The filmmakers of "Ukraine: Life Under Russia's Attack" spoke about documenting life under bombardment and why they felt it was important to bring this story to an American audience.
August 2, 2022
Life Underground: Inside a Kharkiv Metro Station, Home to Hundreds Amid Russia’s Attack on Ukraine
‘We understand there’s a war. But we don’t understand why it has started,’ said one 10-year-old living underground. An excerpt from the new documentary "Ukraine: Life Under Russia’s Attack."
August 2, 2022
U.S. Cities and States Are Suing Big Oil Over Climate Change. Here’s What the Claims Say and Where They Stand.
In a relatively new legal maneuver, cities and states across the U.S. are alleging major players in the fossil fuel industry misled the public on climate change to devastating effect. Legal experts anticipate a long road ahead.
August 1, 2022
J. Michael Luttig and Adam Kinzinger on Democracy and January 6
New in The FRONTLINE Dispatch podcast: Former federal Judge J. Michael Luttig and U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) talk about the lead-up to Jan. 6 and the importance of the House select committee hearings.
July 29, 2022