Emmy® Awards nominees, announced this week by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), which remarkably now recognizes the achievements of Web documentaries.
As always, many of these have previously been showcased on KobreGuide to the Web's Best Videojournalism, at the time of their original appearance on the Web. (Click links below.)
APPROACHES TO NEWS & DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING: CURRENT NEWS COVERAGE
Behind the Veil (GlobeAndMail.com)
Flipped: How Private Equity Dealmakers Can Win While Their Companies Lose (NYTimes.com)
Times of Crisis (Reuters.com / MediaStorm)
Disabled in Vietnam (San Jose Mercury News / MercuryNews.com)
Surviving the Tsunami: Stories of Hope (Tsunami.Trust.org / MediaStorm)
NEW APPROACHES TO NEWS & DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING: DOCUMENTARIES
Alabama's Homeboys (LATimes.com)
Driftless: Stories from Iowa (MediaStorm.org)
Secret Life of Scientists (NOVA / PBS)
One in 8 Million (NYTimes.com)
A Life Alone (SoulOfAthens.com)
Ted Kennedy: A Life in Politics (Boston Globe / Boston.com)
NEW APPROACHES TO NEWS & DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING: ARTS, LIFESTYLE & CULTURE
Obsessives: Soda Pop (Chow.com)
The Iconic Photo Series (Time.com)
Your Shot (NationalGeographic.com)
The News & Documentary Emmy® Awards will be presented on Monday, September 27 in New York. Legendary documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award.
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