1. Linda Fairstein Claims 'When They See Us' Netflix Doc is False in WSJ Op-Ed  Esquire.com
  2. When They See Us, Chernobyl and the power of historical drama  CBC News
  3. Linda Fairstein Calls Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us an ‘Outright Fabrication’ in Op-Ed  Vulture
  4. Young: Beware of mobs thirsty for revenge  Newsday
  5. Former Central Park 5 prosecutor condemns Netflix series  Alabama's News Leader
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Two recently released small-screen productions based on true stories — When They See Us and Chernobyl — are sparking significant reaction from viewers and demonstrating the power of historical drama.Two recently released small-screen productions based on true stories — When They See Us and Chernobyl — are sparking significant reaction from viewers and demonstrating the power of historical drama.

The Netflix series from director Ava DuVernay has reignited public debate surrounding those responsible for the numerous mishandlings of the Exonerated Five.The Netflix series from director Ava DuVernay has reignited public debate surrounding those responsible for the numerous mishandlings of the Exonerated Five.

The Netflix series from director Ava DuVernay has reignited public debate surrounding those responsible for the numerous mishandlings of the Exonerated Five.The Netflix series from director Ava DuVernay has reignited public debate surrounding those responsible for the numerous mishandlings of the Exonerated Five.

Wrongly convicted as teenagers for a crime that shocked New York City, the five exonerated men are subjects of a new Netflix miniseries, "When They See Us"Wrongly convicted as teenagers for a crime that shocked New York City, the five exonerated men are subjects of a new Netflix miniseries, "When They See Us"

Ava DuVernay's new series on Netflix, "When They See Us," tells the story of the wrongly incarcerated Central Park Five. The director hopes her work will inspire change and discussions about the inequities and failings of the criminal justice system.DuVernay knows how to tell a story like few others. Now, in a groundbreaking series, she's telling the story of the Central Park Five.

Ava DuVernay on Netflix's When They See Us, the Central Park Five & the Criminal Justice System

Facing backlash from the Netflix series When They See Us, prosecutor Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her longtime book publisher and stepped down from the boards of various nonprofits. Now she's doubling down on her position that the boys known as the Central Park 5 in a Wall Street Journal op-ed. Here's what she had to say and why she claims the documentary is false."Without the blink of an eye, they assume that the people who did that were amount those young 14-, 15-year-old boys. That’s bias. And she doesn’t want to admit that she had that bias."

Linda Fairstein Claims 'When They See Us' Netflix Doc is False in WSJ Op-Ed

It’s a story that will lacerate your heart.It’s a story that will lacerate your heart.

Leonard Pitts Jr. column: What they see when they see us | THEIR OPINION | richmond.com

The underlying theme of truth and justice under the most trying circumstances is what makes this series so powerful and so deeply impactingThe underlying theme of truth and justice under the most trying circumstances is what makes this series so powerful and so deeply impacting

'When They See Us' review: Netflix's powerful true-crime drama leaves you spellbound - The Hindu

“Expected and typical. Onward... https://t.co/phJtFpvH0a”

Ava DuVernay on Twitter: "Expected and typical. Onward...… "

“Discussed this hour @SXMPOTUS: A new Netflix miniseries, “When They See Us,” wrongly portrays the Central Park Five as totally innocent—and defames me in the process, writes Linda Fairstein https://t.co/0uM2d5BCKf via @WSJ”

Michael Smerconish on Twitter: "Discussed this hour @SXMPOTUS: A new Netflix miniseries, “When They See Us,” wrongly portrays the Central Park Five as totally innocent—and defames me in the process, writes Linda Fairstein https://t.co/0uM2d5BCKf via @WSJ"

“Yo, this clown Linda Fairstein refuses to back down for her role in putting the Central Park 5 behind bars for a rape they didn’t commit and wrote a gotdamn editorial saying “well, they were guilty of SOMETHING.” Get her all the way the f*ck out the paint. https://t.co/zWprmGbmyb”

Andreas Hale on Twitter: "Yo, this clown Linda Fairstein refuses to back down for her role in putting the Central Park 5 behind bars for a rape they didn’t commit and wrote a gotdamn editorial saying “well, they were guilty of SOMETHING.” Get her all the way the f*ck out the paint. https://t.co/zWprmGbmyb"

“ICM Partners Drops Linda Fairstein As Central Park 5 Prosecutor Rages Against Ava DuVernay & ‘When They See Us” https://t.co/RfDvKDuAQU”

Dominic Patten on Twitter: "ICM Partners Drops Linda Fairstein As Central Park 5 Prosecutor Rages Against Ava DuVernay & ‘When They See Us” https://t.co/RfDvKDuAQU… https://t.co/Eyr70vfNPC"

A new TV series on the 'Central Park Five' illustrates the danger of crime and panicA new TV series on the 'Central Park Five' illustrates the danger of crime and panic

Beware of mobs thirsty for revenge | Newsday

Linda Fairstein wrote in an op-ed that the series is “full of distortions and falsehoods.”Linda Fairstein wrote in an op-ed that the series is “full of distortions and falsehoods.”

Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein slams Ava DuVernay’s series ‘When They See Us’ as an ‘outright fabrication’ - New York Daily News Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein slams Ava DuVernay’s series ‘When They See Us’ as an ‘outright fabrication’</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="600" height="300" src="https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2019/06/linda-fairstein-blasts-central-park-five-as-outright-fabrication.jpg?quality=90&strip=all&w=664&h=441&crop=1" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2019/06/linda-fairstein-blasts-central-park-five-as-outright-fabrication.jpg?quality=90&strip=all&w=664&h=441&crop=1" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> "Ms. DuVernay’s film attempts to portray me as an overzealous prosecutor and a bigot, the police as incompetent or worse, and the five suspects as innocent of all charges against them," Fairstein wrote in an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal Tuesday. "None of this is true."Linda Fairstein, the Manhattan prosecutor who oversaw the “Central Park Five” case, slammed director Ava DuVernay’s Netflix series as “so full of distortions and falsehoods as <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://nypost.com/2019/06/11/linda-fairstein-calls-netflixs-when-they-see-us-an-outright-fabrication/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Linda Fairstein calls Netflix’s ‘When They See Us’ an ‘outright fabrication’</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="600" height="300" src="https://filmschoolrejects.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/When-They-See-Us-FSR.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://filmschoolrejects.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/When-They-See-Us-FSR.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> Ava DuVernay's latest is an extraordinary feat of storytelling and filmmaking. We make the case for 'When They See Us'.Ava DuVernay's latest is an extraordinary feat of storytelling and filmmaking. We make the case for 'When They See Us'. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://filmschoolrejects.com/watch-when-they-see-us/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Drop What You're Doing and Watch 'When They See Us'</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <figcaption> Ava DuVernay's latest is an extraordinary feat of storytelling and filmmaking. We make the case for 'When They See Us'. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://filmschoolrejects.com/watch-when-they-see-us/?amp" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Drop What You're Doing and Watch 'When They See Us'</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="600" height="300" src="https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/06/11/15/14649408-0-image-a-8_1560264125492.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/06/11/15/14649408-0-image-a-8_1560264125492.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> Linda Farstein was in charge of the Manhattan DA's sex crimes unit in 1989 and said this week she still believes the five teens she put in prison are guilty despite them being freed years ago.Linda Farstein was in charge of the Manhattan DA's sex crimes unit in 1989 and said this week she still believes the five teens she put in prison are guilty despite them being freed years ago. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7128615/Central-Park-Five-prosecutor-Linda-Fairstein-slams-Netflix-series-outright-fabrication.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein slams Netflix series as an 'outright fabrication' | Daily Mail Online</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="600" height="300" src="https://pmcvariety.files.wordpress.com/2019/06/rexfeatures_10286708bz-e1560175355718.gif" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://pmcvariety.files.wordpress.com/2019/06/rexfeatures_10286708bz-e1560175355718.gif" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> The "Exonerated Five" and "When They See Us" team shared their thoughts on the former prosecutor's "comeuppance" during talk with Oprah.The "Exonerated Five" and "When They See Us" team shared their thoughts on the former prosecutor's "comeuppance" during talk with Oprah. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://variety.com/2019/scene/news/when-they-see-us-director-ava-duvernay-exonerated-five-talk-linda-fairstein-backlash-during-oprah-special-1203237772/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">‘When They See Us’ Director Ava DuVernay on Linda Fairstein Backlash – Variety</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> </div> </div> </div> <amp-animation id="showAnim" layout="nodisplay"> <script type="application/json"> { "duration": "600ms", "fill": "both", "iterations": "1", "direction": "alternate", "animations": [ { "selector": "#scrollToTopButton", "keyframes": [ { "opacity": "1", "visibility": "visible" } ] } ] } </script> </amp-animation> <!-- ... and the second one is for adding the button.--> <amp-animation id="hideAnim" layout="nodisplay"> <script type="application/json"> { "duration": "200ms", "fill": "both", "iterations": "1", "direction": "alternate", "animations": [ { "selector": "#scrollToTopButton", "keyframes": [ { "opacity": "0", "visibility": "hidden" } ] } ] } </script> </amp-animation> <!-- ... and the second one is for adding the button.--> <button id="scrollToTopButton" on="tap:top-page.scrollTo(duration=200)" class="scrollToTop">⌃</button> <footer class="better-amp-footer "><div class="better-amp-footer-nav"> </div> <amp-analytics type="googleanalytics"><script type="application/json">{"vars":{"account":"UA-55602305-8"},"triggers":{"trackPageview":{"on":"visible","request":"pageview"}}}</script></amp-analytics></footer></div></body></html>