“Extremism in America” has won first place in the 2023 Editor & Publisher Eppy Awards as best news or event feature video. We are honored to share this award with our partners WORLD and The WNET Group’s reporting initiative, Exploring Hate.
It’s not often that a Sunday spent vegging on football devolves (evolves?) into a Google search to parse the meaning of “déjà vu.” For the N.F.L., that’s not a good thing. Amid the Buffalo Bills’ drubbing of the New York Jets this weekend came an all too familiar sight. Just before halftime, Jets running back […]
ARCHIVAL (MSNBC, 9-22-22): NEWS REPORT: The death of a 22-year-old woman in Iran who was arrested by the morality police has now sparked extraordinary scenes that we’re seeing. ARCHIVAL (BBC, 9-21-22): NEWS REPORT: They said she wasn’t wearing the mandatory hijab, or headscarf, properly. Women cry “death to the dictator” and wave their headscarves at […]
TEXT ON SCREEN: Oct. 15, 2023 ARCHIVAL (NBC, 10-15-23):MIKE TIRICO (SPORTSCASTER): Damien Harris is in at running back for the Bills.CRIS COLLINSWORTH (SPORTSCASTER): Oh…MIKE TIRICO: Big hit by–on Harris, but past the 35-yard line. ARCHIVAL (NBC, 10-15-23):MIKE TIRICO: The worst scene you can imagine as an ambulance has come on the field to look at […]
For every required school reading there is a perfect Retro Report video to add context. Here are some popular books often assigned by E.L.A/English teachers, and the videos that offer historical background and connections to current events. Team up with a teacher across the hall to enhance your students’ critical thinking skills and content knowledge. […]
NARRATION: In the late 1980s, 37-year-old Andres Serrano set out to push artistic boundaries. ANDRES SERRANO (ARTIST): I decided there was something new I wanted to investigate – this idea of making photographs that were, in a way, for me, going against the grain of photography. ANDRES SERRANO (DISPLAYING A BOOK OF HIS PHOTOGRAPHY): The works, […]
TEXT ON SCREEN: THE FIGHT OVER SCHOOL PRAYER JONATHAN ENGEL: In the upper-left hand corner there, that’s my brother Mike. And that’s Dan Roth. It just brings me back to these days. NARRATION: In 1958, Jonathan Engel’s family was living on a quiet tree-lined block in Roslyn Heights, New York, near where his brother attended […]
DOUG LEEN (FORMER NATIONAL PARK RANGER): In 1971 I was a ranger in Grand Teton National Park. Once a year, everybody would show up in dirty clothes and we’d just clean up the park after the tourists leave, and I found an old poster in a barn. It piqued my curiosity. It was quite unique. […]