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March 14, 2023
'Collaboration is Protection': Journalists Talk About Investigating Pegasus Spyware
Laurent Richard and Sandrine Rigaud of Forbidden Stories spoke with FRONTLINE about investigating Pegasus, the powerful spyware sold to governments around the world by the Israeli company NSO Group, and measures they took to protect themselves.
January 3, 2023
She Investigated Government Corruption. She Became a Pegasus Spyware Target.
Investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova had previously been blackmailed and arrested in Azerbaijan. Then came a new threat. Watch a scene from the new documentary series ‘Global Spyware Scandal: Exposing Pegasus.’
January 3, 2023
Watch 2022’s 10 Most-Streamed New FRONTLINE Documentaries
From U.S. politics to the Ukraine war, watch the 10 most-streamed new FRONTLINE documentaries of 2022.
December 20, 2022
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Global Spyware Scandal: Exposing Pegasus
In a two-part documentary, FRONTLINE and Forbidden Films explore how the powerful spyware Pegasus, sold to governments around the world by the Israeli company NSO Group, was used on journalists, activists, the wife and fiancée of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and others.
January 3, 2023
Watch FRONTLINE’s 5 Most-Streamed Documentaries of 2022 (So Far)
Looking to do some smart end-of-summer streaming? We've got you covered. Here are FRONTLINE's five most-streamed new documentaries of 2022 so far — and a few other recommendations for what to watch.
August 29, 2022
THE PEGASUS PROJECT Live Blog: Major Stories from Partners
A curated and regularly updated list of news articles from our partners in “The Pegasus Project,” a collaborative investigation among 17 journalism outlets around the world.
August 22, 2022
How Moratoriums & Rental Assistance Impacted Evictions in the U.S. During COVID-19
Rental assistance and eviction moratoriums helped more than a million households avoid losing their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. But as protections expire and funds deplete, evictions are once again approaching pre-pandemic levels.
July 26, 2022
‘Wherever I Am Is Her Home’: A Mother and Her Young Daughter Navigate Eviction
Amid the COVID pandemic, Alexys Hatcher lost her job and then her home — despite a federal moratorium on evictions. Meet Hatcher and her young daughter in a scene from FRONTLINE and Retro Report’s new documentary, ‘Facing Eviction.’
July 26, 2022
Ivana Trump, ‘Every Bit as Ambitious as Donald,’ Has Died at Age 73
The Trumps’ often tumultuous relationship and Ivana’s role in Donald’s business ventures featured in a 2020 FRONTLINE documentary.
July 15, 2022
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Facing Eviction
Families struggle to keep their homes during the pandemic, despite a federal ban on evictions.
July 26, 2022
Watch FRONTLINE’s Reporting on Now Defunct Corinthian Colleges
In the wake of the Biden administration granting former Corinthian Colleges students nearly $6 billion in loan forgiveness, revisit “College, Inc.” and “A Subprime Education,” our documentaries covering for-profit colleges.
June 3, 2022