“Nope, you’re weird at sex and you should know that forever. Welcome to high school.”
– Daniel O’Brien on sex with Teen Wolf.
If print journalists have to indicate cuts and omissions with ellipses…
…why do we assume video journalists aren’t cutting anything when they literally cut to a new scene?
THIS WEEK: Jack O’Brien is joined by editors Jason Pargin (aka David Wong) and Josh Sargent to talk about the recent documentary boom and some of the genre’s most popular entries from the last 10 years. They have a spoiler-filled discussion about ‘Serial’ and ‘The Jinx’, talk through the tricks documentarians use to manipulate truth, and whether their ultimate obligation should be to honesty or entertainment.
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