Critical Writing Index

Dismything Objectivity: Buffalo's Video Festival of New Journalism

by Richard Thompson

The Independent, June 1990, pp. 12-15

This article presents an overview of the Video Witnesses: Festival of New Journalism, which showcased recent videotapes covering news from alternative, subversive, or activist perspectives, eschewing the journalistic fiction of objectivity in favour of explicit points of view.

ITEM 1990.012 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Showdown in AtlantaIra Manhoff

Making News/Making History: Live from Tiananmen SquareShu Lea Cheang

Many Faces of PaperSande Smith, Bryn Clark and David Riker

Transfer StationsRenew Productions

Slender Wooden Crosses: The War Continues in NicaraguaRhonda Collins and Paul Lundhal

Dead from the EffectsGina Latinovich

The World is Sick (sic)John Greyson

Black CelebrationTony Cokes