Tag Archives: frontline

  • EUR Perspective: The New ‘Insider’ Takes on NFL Concussions

    Sep 8, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *In the fantastic Michael Mann movie “The Insider,” a damning report on the tobacco industry prompted by whistle blower Jeffrey Wigand (Russell Crowe) that is set to be aired on 60 Minutes is killed by CBS because of the potential damage it could do to the network’s overall financial stability. It’s a good story and […]

  • Hate Triangle Between ESPN, NFL and PBS Clouds ‘Concussion’ Doc

    Aug 26, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *There is currently a hot mess surrounding PBS’s forthcoming Frontline special about the pervasiveness of NFL concussions and the league’s lack of attention to the issue. First, the NFL refused to cooperate with Frontline. (In other words, “What concussion crisis coverup?”) Then, ESPN, which had been a partner in the production, announced Friday (Aug 23) […]

  • PBS’ Frontline to Air ‘ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America’

    Jun 22, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Every 10 minutes, someone in the United States contracts the AIDS virus.  Half of those affected are black. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] Thirty years after the AIDS virus was first reported among gay white men, nearly half of the 1 million people in the United States infected with HIV are black men, women and […]

  • ‘More Than A Month’ Follows Director’s Effort to End Black History Month

    Feb 15, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *The grand irony behind the PBS film “More Than a Month,” about a black man’s effort to get rid of Black History Month, is that it makes its television premiere during Black History Month. Shukree Hassan Tilghman – the documentary’s 29-year-old writer, director and producer – feels that black history should not be held apart […]

  • ‘Interrupters’ (PBS) Captures Chicago’s CeaseFire Program

    Feb 14, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Over the course of a year, filmmakers shadowed three ex gang members in Chicago known as Violence Interrupters, whose sole purpose is to sense when violence is about to jump off, then, step in and stop it from happening. Filmmaker Steve James (“Hoop Dreams”) and author Alex Kotlowitz (“There Are No Children Here”) embedded themselves […]

  • Bogus Tupac Story Posted on PBS Site by Hackers

    May 30, 11 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *PBS officials say hackers have cracked the network’s website, posting a phony story claiming dead rapper Tupac Shakur was alive in New Zealand, and a group that claimed responsibility for the hacking complained about a recent “Frontline” investigative news program on WikiLeaks. PBS confirmed Monday that the website had been hacked. The phony story had […]