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Illinois Thinks That Kartemquin Films Makes Propaganda Movies

Black documentary producers targeted by State of Illinois for producing “propaganda.” They would have to target every documentary company the same way for this accusation to make any sense. Editorial control determines how information is presented to viewers, and those who decide what is included and what is excluded are engaging in propaganda. A half-truth works just as well as a full truth in convincing audiences the veractiy of a claim. That’s true if you’re NPR, NBC, FOX or the producers of Hoop Dreams