Opinion
October 05, 2014
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Can Documentaries Change the World for the Better?


Al Gore's Oscar-winning "An Inconvenient Truth" is considered a signal success for social-impact media, but a study suggests that it did not reach people, mostly Republicans, who were skeptical about global warming.

News that Participant Media, an entertainment company that produces movies with a social message, has joined with the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School and several foundations to develop better measures for figuring out whether...

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