Documentary filmmaking is a subcategory of film and video production where the production crew creates a work of journalism rather than a fictional movie. Instead of making up fictional characters and creating a world of make-believe, the documentary filmmaker’s job is to document real life and real people by accurately and fairly telling their stories.   Journalism

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“Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.”  Thomas Jefferson When he uttered those famous words, Thomas Jefferson knew if the brand new, innovative idea of a government run by “We the People”

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WHY IS THE NEWS MEDIA SO DESTRUCTIVE AND HOW CAN WE FIX IT? When I contemplate the full repercussions of the 24-hour, anything-in-the-world-goes information cycle, it scares me a bit.  In my observation, as well as shown scientifically, humans are alarmingly susceptible to succumbing their will to authoritarian information and directives.  It seems to be

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Granny’s Romance: Something new for Video Production Tips readers: My alter ego, Abigail Crabby, southern patriot, left this perfumed love note on the toilet seat for me to find.  She wants to share it with readers of Video Production Tips. Grandma wrote her impassioned plea while dusting off her rabbit ear antenna and replacing them

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