Jehane Noujaim

documentary filmmaker

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This week, the Federal Trade Commission slapped a $5 billion fine on Facebook for privacy violations relating to the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

'The Great Hack:' a documentary about the Cambridge Analytica scandal

This week, the Federal Trade Commission slapped a $5 billion fine on Facebook for privacy violations relating to the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When masses of Egyptians began protesting in 2011, documentary filmmaker Jehane Noujaim grabbed a small camera, got on a plane and headed to Tahrir Square.

The Square

When masses of Egyptians began protesting in 2011, documentary filmmaker Jehane Noujaim grabbed a small camera, got on a plane and headed to Tahrir Square.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In January of 2011, Egyptians took to Cairo's Tahrir Square to lead what became a revolution.

'The Square:' Filming the Egyptian Revolution as It Happened

In January of 2011, Egyptians took to Cairo's Tahrir Square to lead what became a revolution.

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