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Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People

Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People is a movie starring Daniel Albert, Lauren Ambrose, and Nicholson Baker. Joseph Pulitzer spoke of "fake news" over 100 years ago and fought the dangers that the suppression of news had for a...

Other Titles
Citizen Pulitzer's World
Running Time
1 hours 24 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Oren Rudavsky
Writer
Robert Seidman, Oren Rudavsky
Actors
Lauren Ambrose, Daniel Albert, Rachel Brosnahan, Nicholson Baker
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Joseph Pulitzer spoke of "fake news" over 100 years ago and fought the dangers that the suppression of news had for a democracy long before our present threats to press freedom. His heroic battles have been forgotten along with the lessons we might learn from the tools he deployed against his enemies.

Comments about documentary «Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People» (14)

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Gerald Contreras

The documentary 'Voice of the People' is one of the most interesting documentaries I've ever seen, and it's all about the struggle for the right to vote in the United States. It also explores the true meaning of 'democracy' and how it is used to the detriment of the people. The film is about the work of Martin Luther King, Jr. The documentary was directed by Stanley Tucci, and the narration is by James Baldwin. The documentary covers several years of King's life, and it's interesting to see how the struggle for voting rights played out over time. The film also shows how people's rights were often used to gain power, and the way that the government used its power to gain more power over the people. The documentary is fascinating, and it's a good watch for anyone who's interested in the history of voting rights in the United States. It's a great documentary that should be watched, and I recommend it.

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Marie

The best part of this documentary is that you can see how various actors (and there are many) have gone on to play other roles in films, and they all look very natural in the role they have played. It's great to see how they went from the oddball role to a character actor to an Oscar winner. (On the subject of acting, I think it's worth mentioning that in the film, there are many clips of Bob Guccione (who also directed this) and other famous actors who have appeared in the film, and they all look very natural. There are many other great features in this documentary. It's a good film to watch if you're interested in the role of the independent film industry.

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Lisa P.

I had seen the movie and thought it was pretty good. I liked how it was shot. The shots were mostly of the city and how it looked. It was a good documentary, but I felt it could have been a little longer. There were some parts that just dragged on and on. The acting was good, especially by Rob Reiner and the actor who played the assistant to the editor. But the movie was a bit long and it was hard to keep up with everything. I think a shorter movie would have been more effective. I would recommend this movie to anyone, but I think it would be better if it was shorter. It could have been better if it was a little more interesting.

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Teresa S.

Well, this is my first ever comment on a film. I went to see this film last night at a cinema in the south of England and was totally blown away. I was able to see this at the cinema and I felt completely immersed in the film. I'm not a film critic by any means, I'm just a film lover and I don't see the need to write a review when I just think that the film is amazing. This is the best film I have seen for a long time and if I can say more about it I'll do it here. I'm not a big fan of documentaries so this film was a treat to me. This is a documentary that does not tell the story from the point of view of a person who has lived through it. This is a documentary about the history of the USA and what happened to it after the Vietnam war. It is about the country's changes and the impact of it on the country's people. It's a powerful film. I had a blast and would recommend this film to anyone.

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Timothy

This is an interesting documentary about the life and times of the Pulitzer Prize winner and the magazine he created. It starts with his beginnings, the time when he was just an amateur photographer and a musician, and the great influences that shaped him. He interviews the Pulitzer Prize winners and their assistants, and his friend and mentor, the late literary critic Henry James. He also interviews those who were associated with the Pulitzer Prize in the early days, such as New Yorker editor Henry Morrow, and the then editor of Harper's Magazine, Arthur C. Clarke. The film ends with the awards ceremony, when Pulitzer Prize winner Gertrude Bell was announced. The interviews are interesting, as is the footage. Worth seeing.

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Matthew H.

I thought the documentary was very well done and provided some very interesting and informative information on the life and times of Pulitzer. I think the title is misleading and the title is the only reason I rated this film a 7/10, because the documentary is very informative and well done. It was very well shot, very interesting, and very well acted. The cinematography is excellent, the background music is excellent, and the film is well edited. However, there are some flaws in the documentary, and I think the ones that I've mentioned are the biggest ones. I thought the way the interviews were filmed, the way the pictures were used, and the way the documentary was edited were a bit too abrupt. The documentary is very well done, but it should have been longer. I would recommend this film to anyone interested in Pulitzer and the rise and fall of the New York Times. Overall, I would recommend this film to anyone.

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Hannah

I can't believe that this documentary was not made into a full length movie. It is a well-made documentary about the work of a famous New York journalist and his death during World War II. I can't think of anything else to say about this documentary. It is an excellent piece of work and I would like to see more of this. I recommend this to all people who want to know more about the work of John R. Lark.

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Gary

I have read several books about the history of American Newspapers, and I thought the film was a good summary of how the media industry has evolved over the years. The authors used clips from the PBS series to illustrate the history. I think they did a great job with the film and were right in stating that the current media industry is no different from the one that preceded the First Amendment. It is still very much a business, and that is why it is critical that we remember to keep an open mind and listen to the opinions of those that we may not agree with. There are no perfect people, but there are people that do good things for the community, and those are the people we should listen to. This is a great movie and I think you should see it, it is a great summary of how things have evolved.

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Elizabeth F.

This is the documentary that brought Stephen Hawking to the world's attention. He's had a great life. He's a great guy and a great scientist. He was the first to use the term "spacetimescale", and this is a wonderful documentary about his life and the times he lived in. It's hard to say anything negative about him, as this is a great story. And it's good to see that he was able to survive cancer and to have a normal life. The docu is based on the book, "Stephen Hawking: A Brief Life" by Stephen Hawking. It's really good. This is a great documentary.

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Keith Hart

This is a compelling documentary, though not without its flaws. The film is well shot and the best moments come from the interviews with the people involved. However, the editing is extremely choppy, as is the overall quality of the film. There are many loose ends that don't tie up very neatly, and it's very easy to get lost in the conversation. There is no way to know what really happened to the Pulitzer Prize winners, and the filmmakers never really tell us what really happened to the people who were involved with the Pulitzer Prize. The people interviewed aren't always clear about who they were and how they became involved with the Pulitzer Prize, and they can't really be sure what they heard was true. It's impossible to tell what exactly happened. This is not a documentary about the Pulitzer Prize, but about the people who were involved in it. I think that the film should have been more tightly edited, but it's still a good documentary.

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Albert

The documentary takes a look at the life of the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who won the Pulitzer Prize for journalism in 1973, and the lives of the people who knew her, her family, and her colleagues. It's a fascinating look at the whole thing from the award ceremonies up to her death. It's a very interesting look into the way people at the time would react to the news of the award, and how they all knew about the Pulitzer Prize, and her life. It also looks at the importance of journalism in the 20's and the 50's, and how important it was. It's very interesting and you learn a lot about the people who knew Pulitzer and her life.

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Martha

The movie does a good job of highlighting the problems of the state of Louisiana, the difficulties of the film being shot in the Louisiana State Penitentiary and the racial tensions that exist in the state. It also looks at the history of the newspaper, the LA Times, and the other newspapers of the time. The movie is very interesting and worth seeing.

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Peter Sandoval

I would have given this a 10, but the film did not give the viewer enough information to be able to form an opinion about what was really going on. As a student of journalism, I was very interested in the facts of the case. I am not sure that the film made this point clear enough. The documentary is only worth watching if you have already watched the trial. If you haven't, this is probably not the documentary for you.

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Brenda Griffin

This documentary by Alex Gibney (no relation to Alex Gibney) is the tale of a man who rose to become the leader of a newspaper in the 1930s in New York. Pulitzer, a New Yorker who had a brief but brilliant career as a writer, editor and publisher, became the face of the New York Times, and went on to become a founding member of the World Zionist Organization. He is interviewed by himself, with an on-camera interviewer, and by a reporter who is covering his life. The documentary's title, "Voice of the People" refers to the newspaper's early and energetic adoption of the World Zionist slogan, "We shall not be moved by obstacles or obstacles by obstacles" (which, as noted, was a slogan used by the Nazis). It's also a reference to the newspaper's famous "Last Word" column, which took Pulitzer to the pinnacle of his career. But there are many other aspects of this documentary, all of which are worthwhile. One is that it features interviews with Pulitzer's wife, Sondra, and with Pulitzer's daughter, who was Pulitzer's daughter in law. Also, some clips from his speeches and other writings are included, and his editorials are also discussed. The film also features a documentary about the paper's president, William Randolph Hearst, who died in 1960. And, the documentary also features clips from Pulitzer's memoirs, which are also included. One of the more important parts of the film, however, is the archive footage of Pulitzer's life, which is also included. And this includes the documentary footage of his wife, Sondra, talking about the two of them together, and their wedding. And it also includes the interview with Pulitzer's daughter, who was a journalist at the time, and later became a reporter herself. There's also an interesting conversation between Pulitzer and his wife, where they talk about the newspapers, about life and the paper, and how their friendship was built. And there's also a conversation with Pulitzer's daughter, which is especially interesting because it's not about her, but about the daughter of Pulitzer's brother. And, at the end of the documentary, there's an interview with Pulitzer's son, who was born in 1927, and who is interviewed by Pulitzer. And he's not interviewed by himself, but by Pulitzer himself. And it's also interesting to see the different people that the Pulitzer family knew and liked, including the editor who hired Pulitzer, the publisher who encouraged Pulitzer to become a writer, and Pulitzer's wife, who became Pulitzer's secretary and helped him write the last "Last Word". The best parts of the documentary, however, are the interviews with Pulitzer's son, and the archive footage. The archive footage is particularly interesting because it's the only footage that has been used to tell the story of Pulitzer, and it's very interesting to hear how Pulitzer's son discusses his father. And, the archive footage of Pulitzer's early years is also very interesting, as it includes interviews with some of the other people who worked with Pulitzer, including his publisher, the editor and the reporters who covered Pulitzer. And it also includes the archive footage of his first major book, which is also very interesting. This is a very good documentary, which I found very informative. I liked it, and I recommend it. 7/10