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Breaking The News

Season 25 Episode 11 | 1hr 24m 13s

Who decides which stories get told? A scrappy group of women and LGBTQ+ journalists buck the white male-dominated status quo, banding together to launch The 19th*, a digital news startup aiming to combat misinformation. A story of an America in flux, and the voices often left out of the narrative, the documentary Breaking the News shows change doesn’t come easy.

Aired: 02/18/24 | Expires: 05/19/24
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NASA psychologists prepare astronauts for the extreme isolation of a Mars mission.
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An Alaska Native family faces backlash from environmentalists due to whale hunting.
What are the challenges facing local journalists?
Meet the Mexican guest workers who leave their families to plant trees across America.
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For Native Alaskans living on a tiny Bering Sea island, if you don’t hunt, you die.
Three people navigate their lives with determination in the face of Parkinson’s disease.
A crew of 12 Mexican tree planters travel the United States regrowing America’s forests.
Midwestern families deal with unseen mental health issues affecting farmers in America.
A nun with stage IV cancer teaches others that death doesn’t have to be the end.
A public housing community in Miami becomes ground zero for climate gentrification.
In Palm Springs, a Black neighborhood fights to remove a divisive wall of trees.
With rural hospitals closing, meet the people trying to get help in healthcare deserts.