Until Mike Wallace, TV journalism was rather tame … but Wallace inaugurated a new era in which politicians, celebrities, and everyone else was put under the spotlight. A new documentary follows his life from his early years through 60 minutes.
Every year journalists around the world are attacked, arrested, imprisoned, and killed for doing their work–including in the US. We talk to Courtney Radsch of the Committee to Protect Journalists about what this looks like, and how the situation can be improved.
Lydia Cacho is a pioneer among Mexican journalists, having paved the path for women to take on hard core investigative stories. Marcela Zendejas is a documentary filmmaker and human rights activist whose web docuseries highlights Cacho’s work with children.