Watch episodes of NOW, now.

“Hosted by veteran journalist David Brancaccio, NOW on PBS goes beyond the noisy churn of the news cycle to probe the most important issues facing democracy and give viewers the context to explore their relationship with the larger world.” –PBS website. First started by Bill Moyers back in 2002, this news program gave issues more … Continue reading “Watch episodes of NOW, now.”

“Hosted by veteran journalist David Brancaccio, NOW on PBS goes beyond the noisy churn of the news cycle to probe the most important issues facing democracy and give viewers the context to explore their relationship with the larger world.” –PBS website.

First started by Bill Moyers back in 2002, this news program gave issues more of a chance to breathe due to its hour length. A couple years ago, PBS cut the program back to a half hour, but the format focuses in on a current issue that most media outlets designate a soundbyte to.

Bill Moyers profiles The Yes Men…

In this segment from Bill Moyers Journal, he profiles “The Yes Men” two impersonators who use satire to make serious points about media consolidation, journalism, business ethics, and separating fact from fiction in a world of spin. Watch the whole segment here. We also have the feature film available HOME USE COLLECTION DVD 733. But … Continue reading “Bill Moyers profiles The Yes Men…”

In this segment from Bill Moyers Journal, he profiles “The Yes Men” two impersonators who use satire to make serious points about media consolidation, journalism, business ethics, and separating fact from fiction in a world of spin.

Watch the whole segment here.

We also have the feature film available HOME USE COLLECTION DVD 733.

But probably the best link is here an LSU masters thesis on The Yes Men and Activism in The Information Age.

PBS’s documentary series POV commences its 19th season June 27th with No More Tears Sister

This year’s series of films runs every week on Tuesday nights from June 27 to October 3. In Washington, DC it airs on WETA at 10pm. There are sixteen titles in all that will be aired this summer. Note to educators: P.O.V. documentaries can be taped off-the-air and used for educational purposes for up to … Continue reading “PBS’s documentary series POV commences its 19th season June 27th with No More Tears Sister”

This year’s series of films runs every week on Tuesday nights from June 27 to October 3. In Washington, DC it airs on WETA at 10pm. There are sixteen titles in all that will be aired this summer.

Note to educators: P.O.V. documentaries can be taped off-the-air and used for educational purposes for up to one year from the initial broadcast.

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PBS Frontline Online

PBS currently has fifty-four complete Frontline programs freely-available for streaming on their website. The 2006 releases available include: The Insurgency, The Meth Epidemic, and Country Boys. Frontline World is considered a separate series and that too has many programs freely-available online – about seventy currently. 2006 releases include Columbia: The Coca-Cola Controversy, Brazil: Jewel of … Continue reading “PBS Frontline Online”

PBS currently has fifty-four complete Frontline programs freely-available for streaming on their website. The 2006 releases available include: The Insurgency, The Meth Epidemic, and Country Boys.

Frontline World is considered a separate series and that too has many programs freely-available online – about seventy currently. 2006 releases include Columbia: The Coca-Cola Controversy, Brazil: Jewel of the Amazon, Iraq: Saddam’s Road to Hell, Pakistan: Cold Comfort, and India: Calcutta Calling.

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Frontline World link