Category Archives: Interactive Transcripts

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…

Direct Links – With or Without Text

We’ve made an incremental improvement to the open source interactive transcript system behind Duke University’s Rutherfurd Living History site. You’ve always been able to share the text of a quote…

The Facebook Dilemma Goes Interactive

The more information that comes out about what social media companies like Facebook knew about their networks being used to manipulate people’s opinions – and when they knew it –…

Trump’s Showdown Goes Interactive

I’ve written previously about PBS Frontline’s Putin Files, which are interactive transcripts of all the source interviews that went into the documentary Putin’s Revenge. The source interviews are shareable by…

InSite Update: A Better Index

We’ve added a better index to the InSite interactive transcript system that powers Duke University’s Rutherfurd Living History website. From the Living History front page, click Interviews. This will take…