HBO Announces Ronan Farrow Documentary Investigating Threats Against Journalists
Published on Jan 15, 2020
As announced at HBO’s session at the 2020 Winter Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour, HBO is currently in production on the first project of its multi-film deal with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ronan Farrow. The documentary — a collaboration with Loki Films’ Academy Award-nominated directors Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (“Jesus Camp”) — is an investigation of threats against journalists in the United States and internationally, from intimidation to physical violence.
“Around the world, journalists are under fire,” Farrow said in a statement. “They’re being spied on using new surveillance technology, imprisoned, even murdered. And we’re seeing evolving tactics deployed against reporters in the United States, too, against the backdrop of a new era of misinformation campaigns and rhetoric that seeks to undermine the very idea of objective reporting. I’m so grateful to have the opportunity to work with Rachel, Heidi, and HBO to tell these stories.” Farrow has
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Author: LaToya Ferguson