Our Extremism in America series, which places the debate over how to respond to the rise in domestic terrorism into historical context, has won the Online Journalism Award for Best Digital Video Storytelling Series.
We are so honored that Bringing Midwifery Back to Black Mothers has won the Nonprofit News Breaking Barriers Award. The award recognizes journalism that brings new understanding to an issue affecting people who are historically underrepresented.
We’re thrilled to have three Telly Award winning stories! The Burning Bed won in the Social Issues category, while Enemies of the People: Trump and the Political Press won for Political/Commentary and News/News Feature.
The Mirror Awards recognize the reporters, editors and teams of writers who hold a mirror to their own industry for the public’s benefit. It’s an honor to have Enemies of the People: Trump and the Political Press nominated for this prestigious award.
We’re thrilled to announce that The Burning Bed, a short documentary we released in partnership with The New Yorker, has been chosen as an official selection of the American Documentary and Animation Film Festival.
The Burning Bed examines the case of Francine Hughes, a battered woman charged with her husband’s murder, but eventually freed after a public outcry. While her case spurred stronger protections, millions of women a year are abused by a partner.
We are nominated for two News & Documentary Emmy Awards! Operation Ceasefire, released in collaboration with The New Yorker, was nominated for Outstanding Editing and Future of Aging, released in collaboration with Quartz, was nominated for Outstanding Business, Consumer or Economic Report.
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!!!
The Code, which looks at the hype and hope surrounding the human genome, has been named a finalist in the best series category for the 2018 SMASH Jackson Hole Science Media Awards. You can watch The Codehere.
We’ve received two Emmy nominations! All in the Game: The Black Athlete in America is nominated in the Outstanding Arts, Culture and Entertainment Report category and our What Happens Next trailer is nominated for Outstanding Promotional Announcement.
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.
Great news! The Mirror Awards, which honor journalists who hold a mirror to their own industry for the public’s benefit, have nominated The Outrage Machine in the Best Single Article/Story category! You can watch the nominee here.
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.
Exciting news – we have been nominated for two Online News Association Journalism Awards!! The Population Bomb? was nominated for Explanatory Reporting and Blood and Sport was nominated in the Sports category. You can watch The Population Bomb here and Blood and Sport here.
We’re beyond excited that our story Vaccines: An Unhealthy Skepticism has been nominated for The News & Documentary Emmy Awards!! As a small start-up going up against some of the biggest in the business, we truly mean it when we say that just being nominated is winning for us. Watch the nominee here.
A big congrats to our reporter Sarah Weiser for being recognized in the National Press Photographers Association Best of Photojournalism Competition for the beautiful photos taken while on assignment in India.
Retro Report has won three Regional RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards! The Population Bomb? won for Continuing Coverage, Transforming History won for News Documentary and Retro Report as a whole won in the Overall Excellence category. Watch The Population Bomb?here and Transforming Historyhere.
We are honored to have A Search for Justice and Where is my Grandchild? shown as part of The Arizona State University Human Rights Film Festival. You can watch A Search for Justicehere and Where is my Grandchild?here.
Haunted by Columbine, which partly looks at how misconceptions perpetuated by the media still inform how we think about the Columbine massacre, has been named a Mirror Award finalist. The Mirror Awards honor the members of the press who hold a mirror to their own industry for the public’s benefit.
Fantastic news! Anatomy of an Interrogation, the little-known story of the first and only interrogator connected to the CIA to be convicted of torturing a suspected terrorist, has been chosen as an Official Honoree by The Webby Awards!
We’re incredibly excited to have won an Emmy for Best Editing for Go or No Go: the Challenger Legacy, which looked at the space shuttle explosion and the general nature of calamity. Watch the winning entry here.
A Search for Justice screened at the Socially Relevant Film Festival, which focuses on human interest stories that raise awareness and offer positive solutions through the medium of cinema. You can watch A Search for Justicehere.