The Night Doctrine, an animated documentary, follows ProPublica reporting on squads of deadly commandos who killed hundreds of Afghan civilians. Here, the film’s animator and co-director, Mauricio Rodríguez Pons, discusses bringing the story to life.
The Night Doctrine: ProPublica’s First Animated Documentary Traces Reporting on Afghanistan’s Zero Units
In 2022, reporter Lynzy Billing wrote a powerful investigation into squads of deadly commandos who had killed hundreds of Afghan civilians. “The Night Doctrine” is a short, animated documentary following her reporting.
Eight Things You Need to Know About the Navy’s Failed Multibillion-Dollar Littoral Combat Ship Program
The key takeaways from ProPublica’s investigation into the decades long project that could end up costing American taxpayers more than $100 billion.
Despite a 2016 law requiring transparency, the Defense Department is limiting public access to court records in the military justice system. A recent ProPublica lawsuit appears to have spurred the new Pentagon guidance.
Even though a separate Navy review found that 34 people, including five admirals, contributed to or directly led to the loss of the USS Bonhomme Richard, Ryan Mays is the only person to have faced a court-martial.
The Army also said its pretrial confinement rules are “currently under revision” in a statement to Military Times, which is partnering with ProPublica and The Texas Tribune to report on military justice.