Photo:Jenny Carchman(Co-Director), Liz Garbus(Director) & Justin Wilkes(Exc Director)

The Fourth Estate "Showtime Doc Series' Director Liz busJoined Leslie Stahl (60 Minutes Correspondent) for Emmy's FYC Event in The Big Apple !

NEW YORK(SMI-WIRE,05.09.18)-Liz Garbus, the director and producer of the new Showtime Documentary series " The Fourth Estate" joined Jenny Carchman(Co-Direcrtor & Producer of " The Fourth Estate "), along with New York Times Journalist Maggie Hagerman, as panelist for the 2018 Emmy's For Your Consideration Event at the TimeCenter Stage, New York City.

The moderator for this event was Lesley Stahl (Corrspondent , 60 Minutes), who walked the red carpet prior to the event.

In these times when journalism is being questioned and attacked as “fake news,” Garbus turns her lens on The New York Times in THE FOURTH ESTATE, revealing the challenges, triumphs and pitfalls of covering a president who has declared the majority of the nation’s major news outlets “the enemy of the people.” Embedded for the past year with The Times and granted unprecedented access and interviews with editors and reporters on the front lines, the docuseries presents a groundbreaking portrait of the men and women who are fighting for freedom of the press. Viewers will witness the inner workings of journalism and investigative reporting during this administration’s first history-making year. THE FOURTH ESTATE is produced for SHOWTIME by RadicalMedia and Moxie Firecracker Films, in association with Impact Partners, with Jenny Carchman (Long Strange Trip) and Justin Wilkes (What Happened, Miss Simone?) also serving as producers. Jon Kamen, Dave Sirulnick and Dan Cogan serve as executive producers.

 

THE FOURTH ESTATE is eligible for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series and Liz Garbus is eligible for Outstanding Directing for a Nonfiction Program for Episode 1, “First 100 Days.”

The new original documentary series, THE FOURTH ESTATE, directed and produced by Emmy®-winning and Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus (What Happened, Miss Simone?), will premiere on Sunday, May 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME.