Category Archives: Interactive Transcripts

Warnings From Recent History About Facebook’s Threat to Democracy

One way to get some perspective on the news Facebook has been part of this week – the whistleblower testimony, and the outage on Monday – is to take a…

Frontline’s Interactive Library Grows: Voices on America Post-9/11

The PBS Frontline library of interactive transcript source interviews has gotten bigger – we added 35 interviews from the Frontline documentary America after 9/11, which aired on September 7. As…

The Faces, Voices and Gestures Behind the Print Quotes

I’ve written fairly extensively about the interactive interviews I’ve been helping PBS Frontline with. The latest example is a pair of interactive videos in the mix of the Frontline documentary…

More Insight From Frontline Source Interviews

PBS Frontline’s Transparency Project, which publishes Frontline documentary source interviews, contains more than 300 interactive interviews. Over the past few months I’ve helped add source interviews from two more documentaries:…

A Bit of Insight Into Trump’s Risk-Taking

There have been a couple of news stories this week that bear on how President Trump deals with risk. The New York Times’s stories about Trump’s taxes show how he…

The Choice Quotes

I spent the past couple of weeks working with PBS Frontline to add another 47 interactive interviews to their growing ecosystem of source interviews from Frontline documentaries. We’ve been building…

Interactive Transcripts from the Coronavirus Front Lines

Frontline published a series of articles about Covid-19 in April. Two of the articles link to more material from the main subject of the story: an interactive transcript thanks to…

Immigration Transparency

There are another 38 interactive interviews on the PBS Frontline site. This time we enabled 38 source interviews from the immigration documentary Zero Tolerance. Like the interactive source interviews from…

Supreme Transparency

We just gave another PBS Frontline documentary the interactive treatment: interactive transcripts and videos of the 39 source interviews that went into Supreme Revenge, the Frontline documentary that aired last…

Tapping History’s Perspective

There’s nothing like a long sit-down with someone who’s been through some history to put things in perspective. Try listening to this Frontline interview with Maria Ressa from last year…