‘The Hit’: New investigative doc

“The Hit,” a feature-length investigative documentary created by IRW’s Chris Halsne, continues to gain attention on the film-festival circuit.   The documentary premiered at the Landmark E Street Theater in March after being awarded top film in the Best of Metro D.C. category. Judges also named the documentary as an official selection of the Northern Virginia Film and Music …

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Program wins Writers Guild Award

“The Healthcare Divide,” the most recent of many collaborations over the years among veteran FRONTLINE writer-producer Rick Young and his team, NPR and the Investigative Reporting Workshop, has won a Writers Guild Award. The program, which aired in 2021, looked at disparities in American health care and the large urban hospitals hit hard by the pandemic. Reporters traveled …

FRONTLINE: Political coverage

From the archives: Programs produced in affiliation with FRONTLINE examined campaign spending, Trump’s trade wars and an ongoing housing crisis that a federal program has yet to fix.

Film festival moves to virtual program in October

The annual DOUBLE EXPOSURE investigative film festival, to be held virtually this year from Oct. 14-18, will showcase a dozen new investigative films, more than 30 panels, workshops and master classes. The opening conversation will feature Nikole Hannah-Jones, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and creator of the landmark 1619 Project. Other speakers include Pulitzer Prize-winner Lawrence Wright, …