KTTV Los Angeles is airing Rising Up, a five-part docuseries, all this week in place of its normal 6 p.m. newscast. The series weaves together more than 25 interviews with activists, thought-leaders, law enforcement, politicians, journalists and protesters to tell the stories of the social justice movement in Los Angeles.
I like to write about interesting developments at local TV stations in news, marketing, or sales. And I contend that something interesting happens at every local TV station every day. Especially these days.
In a new series, WMAQ will cover different topics that are deeply rooted in bias and racism. “As a journalist I feel a sense of responsibility to report stories that will hopefully inform and educate viewers about the important issues that have led to the Black Lives Matter movement,” said Marion Brooks, WMAQ’s investigative reporter.