A documentary that cuts a deep and narrow slice into the changing world of 24-hour cable news following one journalist's struggle to keep his head above tidal waves of information while descending into his own digital soul as a television news reporter.
"Facts do not convey truth. That's a mistake. Facts create norms, but truth creates illumination."
About the Film
Assuming “fact” is the modern currency of television news, the “truth” about television news can be explored through the lives of those who deliver it. Staking our professional, journalistic credibility on the sole conviction that when the camera stops rolling the real story begins—we set out to explore that truth in the documentary entitled Newsman.