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Weekly Recommended Reporting

Some reading for the week ahead – a round up of retrospective reporting recommended by our producers.
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Weekly Recommended Reporting

Some reading for the week ahead – a round up of retrospective reporting recommended by our producers.
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Weekly Recommended Reporting

Some reading for the week ahead – a round up of retrospective reporting recommended by our producers.
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Weekly Recommended Reporting

Some reading for the week ahead – a round up of retrospective reporting recommended by our producers.
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Our Weekly Recommended Reporting

Some reading for the week ahead – a round up of retrospective reporting recommended by our producers.
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Our Weekly Recommended Reporting

Some reading for the week ahead – a round up of retrospective reporting recommended by our producers.
Featured image for Our Weekly Recommended Reporting

Our Weekly Recommended Reporting

Some reading for the week ahead – a round up of retrospective reporting recommended by our producers.
Featured image for Our Weekly Recommended Reporting

Our Weekly Recommended Reporting

Some reading for the week ahead – a round up of retrospective reporting recommended by our producers.
Featured image for Our Weekly Recommended Reporting

Our Weekly Recommended Reporting

Some reading for the week ahead – a round up of retrospective reporting recommended by our producers.
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Our Weekly Recommended Reporting

Some reading for the week ahead – a round up of retrospective reporting recommended by our producers.
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Our Weekly Recommended Reporting

Some reading for the week ahead – a round up of retrospective reporting recommended by our producers.
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Our Weekly Recommended Reporting

Some reading for the week ahead – a round up of retrospective reporting recommended by our producers.
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Two ONA Journalism Award nominations

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.
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Retro Report nominated for a News & Documentary Emmy Award

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.
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On the road in West Africa

A beautiful photo taken by Sarah Weiser on a recent shoot in West Africa for an upcoming story.
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At the Mirror Awards!

We were lucky enough to be nominated for a Mirror Awards. Although we didn’t win, we were honored to be nominated, especially for an award which is so in line with our mission – shining a light on how the media covers news.
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Sarah Weiser recognized by the National Press Photographers Association

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.
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Retro Report wins 3 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

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. ‪​
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Two Retro Report stories screened at Arizona State University Film Festival

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.
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Haunted by Columbine named a Mirror Award finalist

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.​
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Anatomy of an Interrogation named a Webby Award Official Nominee

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!
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Go is simple, yet complex

Just another day at the office – a quick snap from our b-roll shoot for an upcoming short on Artificial Intelligence and how it is set to beat the world champion in the 2,500 year old Chinese game Go.
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Our camera guys are getting younger

On a shoot for our upcoming story about the Mommy Wars of the 1980s. Our youngest camera guy ever gets to work.
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On the road in Brazil

On the road in Brazil, heading to the rainforest about 100 km outside the capital city Cuiaba, in Mato Grosso, Brazil. We’re taking a look back at the save-the-rainforest hoopla of the 1980s to see if it made a difference.
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Interview with Chief Raoni of the Kayapo people

Contributing producer Geoffrey O’Connor during our shoot with Chief Raoni of the Kayapo people, a Brazilian Indigenous group. They are joined by Daniel Faggiano from Amazon Planet, who is translating. We’re exploring whether the save-the-rainforest movement of the late 1980s and early 1990s had an impact.
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Latest addition to the office!

The Emmy award we won in the Best Editing category for Go or No Go: the Challenger Legacy has arrived!
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Movin’ on up!

Settling in to our new office!!! It’s quite a change from our little basement office.
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On the road in Tilburg, Holland

On the road in Tilburg, Holland with Diederik Stapel, who admitted to fabricating data over a long period of time, for our story on the growing problem of research fraud. Stay tuned….​
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Texas is never boring

There’s never shortage of interesting people and places in Texas. We recently sat down with William C. Dear to discuss the book he wrote about the disappearance of teenager James Dallas Egbert, which he feels was partly motivated by Dungeons and Dragons. The interview will be part of a story we’re doing on the legacy of the controversial game.
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Out and about in London

We’re out and about in London shooting our story on Live Aid and its impact on philanthropy in the digital age.
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Retro Report wins an Emmy!

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.
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The Mommy Wars

A shoot in NYC with Paul Raeburn, author of Do Fathers Matter, for an upcoming story on the Mommy Wars.
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Looking back at the comic book moral panic of the 1950s

A still from a mini documentary we’re doing on the comic book moral panic of the 1950s. Al Jaffee has drawn the fold-in at the back of MAD magazine for the past 51 years. He’s 94 – still working and going strong.
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A Search for Justice wins an Edward R. Murrow award

The story, which follows up on the recent events surrounding the 1980 murder of four American nuns in El Salvador, has been awarded an RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Award for Continuing Coverage.
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Retro Report wins FOCAL International Award

Retro Report wins FOCAL International Award for Go or No Go: The Challenger Legacy
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On location at MIT’s Distributed Robotics Lab

We had the chance to shoot some pretty innovative experiments at MIT’s Distributed Robotics Lab for an upcoming story on Artificial Intelligence.
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Retro Report wins a regional Edward R. Murrow Award

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Retro Report honored by The Webby Awards

We’re thrilled to announce that The Webby Awards have chosen Go or No Go: the Challenger Legacy as an honoree in the Best Editing category.
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Retro Report: Drawing Lessons from TV History

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Retro Report nominated for a FOCAL International Award

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Retro Report’s slow journalism is a counterweight to 24/7 news

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On the Road in Argentina

Photographs from the road in Argentina
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A Search for Justice Screened at the Socially Relevant Film Festival

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.
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“The Shadow of Thalidomide* nominated for an Emmy Award

“The Shadow of Thalidomide* is nominated for Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Magazine.
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The third draft of history: Retro Report looks back at media-hyped stories of the recent past

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Retro Report wins the Edward R. Murrow Award for Regional Overall Excellence

We are thrilled that Retro Report has won the Edward R. Murrow Award for Regional Overall Excellence.
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“The Sleeper Cell That Wasn’t* wins an Edward R. Murrow Award

“The Sleeper Cell That Wasn’t* wins an Edward R. Murrow Award, in the category of Best Regional Video News Documentary.
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“Taking the Lid Off the McDonald’s Coffee Case* is a Mirror Awards nominee

We are honored that “Taking the Lid Off the McDonald’s Coffee Case* is nominated by The Mirror Awards in the Best Single Story category.
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“The Shadow of Thalidomide* wins a Gracie Award

“The Shadow of Thalidomide* wins a Gracie Award in the category of Outstanding Original Online Programming.
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For some fine TV journalism, check out this Times ‘Retro’ video

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The Big Stories Then in the Clear Light of Now