• The Fourth Estate debuts on SBS in June (SBS)
Through the first year of Trump, journalism has been belittled and attacked - labelled as "Fake News". Spend a year inside the newsroom of The New York Times with the journalists fighting to maintain the integrity of their jobs.
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19 Apr 2018 - 9:52 AM  UPDATED 28 May 2018 - 4:55 PM

The Fourth Estate takes viewers into the newsroom of The New York Times through the first year of the Trump presidency, illuminating critical issues faced by journalists today. The documentary series examines how The New York Times journalists cover the President with accuracy and honesty in spite of his efforts to undermine the integrity of journalism with claims of 'fake news'. 

Through extraordinary access and exclusive interviews, Oscar® nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus (What Happened, Miss Simone?) chronicles the tenacious men and women in the trenches who are fighting for the freedom of the press.

 

Where to watch it

A special preview of the series will air on  SBS - episode 1 airs 10 June at 9:25pm

You can watch the full four-part series on SBS VICELAND:

Episode 1 – June 14th at 9pm

Episode 2 – June 21st at 9pm

Episode 3 – June 21st at 10pm

Episode 4 – June 28th at 9pm

Episodes will stream after broadcast at SBS On Demand.

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