the quake

Mike Hale, The New York Times

“… an intelligent, conscientious, elegantly produced throwing up of the hands. That isn't meant as a criticism. Where an American commercial broadcaster's report on the quake and its aftermath--if there were such a thing at this point--would seek out the heroic story and the silver lining, The Quake presents despair and intractable problems while doing its part to keep the news alive.”

Ellen Gray, Philadelphia Inquirer

“… while 'Frontline's' 'The Quake' doesn't have all the answers, it at least manages to explain the questions.”

John Doyle, The Globe and Mail (Canada)

“… a searing, perplexing look at Haiti. … this is an instance of a TV report bearing witness, requiring us to look at death and horror. And it doesns’t flinch, as most TV reporting from Haiti obviously did.”

Roger Catlin, Hartford Courant

“There's no program quite like 'Frontline' to put a complex issue in the news into a succinct and often devastating package ...”

posted march 30, 2010

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