Megan Basham

Megan is film and television editor for WORLD and co-host for WORLD Radio. She is a World Journalism Institute graduate and author of Beside Every Successful Man: A Woman's Guide to Having It All. Megan resides with her husband, Brian Basham, and their two daughters in Charlotte, N.C. Follow her on Twitter on @megbasham.

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A delightful film journey

Documentary | David Suchet’s In the Footsteps of St. Peter is a hidden streaming gem
by Megan Basham
Posted 7/02/20, 04:59 pm

Think of actor David Suchet as a sort of Christian Rick Steves. With his 2015 documentary In the Footsteps of St. Peter, he guides us cheerily along the highways of the apostle’s life. He hits major points of the New Testament and heads down intriguing byways, based more on tradition and theory. Along the way, he may stop now and then to sample a local delicacy, like fried tilapia sold in Galilean ports as “Peter’s fish,” or to admire a lovely 11th-century fresco. 

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Greyhound is almost A1 cinema

Movie | Film about the Battle of the Atlantic has good elements but needs more to get past middling
by Megan Basham
Posted 7/02/20, 04:04 pm

It’s an ill wind that blows no one any good. And the pandemic that exploded Hollywood’s traditional release model has acted as jet fuel to the expansion plans of streaming outlets. Case in point: Greyhound

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When cancel culture comes to newsrooms

Media | Crusades against certain opinions aren’t new, but now journalists are joining in
by Megan Basham
Posted 6/22/20, 05:14 pm

Earlier this month, the big story in journalism was a staff revolt at The New York Times that led to the ouster of the paper’s opinion editor. His decision to publish an essay from a sitting U.S. senator—about an opinion that 58 percent of registered voters share—prompted the revolt.

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