Documentary and Journalism Pt. 1: My Bias

At SMPA, there is a passionate and ongoing intellectual discussion about how documentary should be defined, and specifically whether documentary should be included in the category of journalism.

I believe this to be a complicated question with many aspects to it: philosophical, political, pedagogical, and etc.

Certainly, my own views are colored by the fact that I received a master’s degree in documentary from a journalism college . . .