On July 26, Retro Report and FRONTLINE will air and begin streaming _Facing Eviction_, an intimate look at the experience of people at risk of being evicted during the pandemic.
Two teams of accomplished educators will serve as advisors to Retro Report as it expands an innovative program supporting teachers.
We’re at the PBS Annual Meeting in Nashville! Here’s our Executive Producer Kyra Darnton announcing our new show – Retro Report on PBS – which will connect today’s headlines to historic moments from the past.
We’re excited to announce that coming this fall, we’ll be launching a weekly series on PBS that examines how today’s top stories connect to the past. “Retro Report on PBS” will be hosted by Celeste Headlee and Masud Olufani and feature segments from Andy Borowitz!!!
Retro Report and Montclair Film work together on media literacy outreach
In early April we premiered Finding the Code, the first in a three-part series with STAT, which explores genetic medicine and what its successes and failures mean for the future. Following the video we hosted a panel discussion with Mildred Solomon and Josephine Johnston of The Hastings Center.
_Nuclear Winter_ which examined whether Carl Sagan’s fear that a nuclear war could plunge the world into a deadly ice age is included in the Environmental Film Festival hosted by the Pulitzer Center. You can watch the story [here](https://youtu.be/0KhFJGEKcPs “Nuclear Winter”).
With so much information available online, especially in media as easily digestible as short-form video, there’s a pressure to know a lot instead of knowing a lot about an important issue. www.videoink.com
Chris Buck founded Retro Report about two years ago, although the idea for an investigative, video-based media criticism project had been percolating with Buck well before that. Read the article in its entirety here.
Last month, I described 2013 as the year I lost faith in one of the few bastions of TV journalism in which I still believed: “60 Minutes.” I vowed to look in new places in 2014 for journalism I could confidently tell readers to trust. I found one today, but it’s not on TV. www.BaltimoreSun.com