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Event Coverage Analysis

A Minnesota Public Radio article advanced the movie opening of “Older than America,? which will be screened publicly for the first time at the Walker Art Center. It mentioned the important information like the name of the director, what the movie is about, and where it is playing, but it also used a lot of background information. Its angle was why this movie is important on an individual and societal level. Part of that was the fact the film was shot in northern Minnesota. The movie is about Indian Reservation boarding schools, so the reporter included broad context information. The angle made the story more interesting than it would have been if the reporter had only listed the “where? and “when.?