The Thread

Directed by Greg Barker
2015    59m
Documentary about the impact of social media on the news reporting and investigation surrounding the Boston marathon bombings of 2013.
Cast of The Thread
  • Kevin CheethamSelf - student
  • Anthony ReedSelf - graduate student
  • Gavon LaessigSelf - deputy news director, BuzzFeed News
  • Jessica TestaSelf - reporter, BuzzFeed News
  • Robert MackeySelf - reporter, The Lede Blog, The New York Times
  • Chris RyvesSelf - moderator of Reddit's findbostonbombers
  • Jacob WeisbergSelf - editor-in-chief of Slate
  • Will OremusSelf - senior technology writer, Slate
  • Erik MartinSelf - general manager, Reddit
  • Sasha StoneSelf - film blogger

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