Brian Palmer

Brian Palmer


Brian Palmer is an an independent multimedia journalist and documentary filmmaker based in Brooklyn, NY. He writes for Mother Jones, Huffington Post, ColorLines, and other publications and blogs. He has contributed video reporting to PBS's Now with David Brancaccio and World Politics Review and has photographed for The New York Times, Politiken (Copenhagen), and other outlets. Previously, Palmer was a CNN correspondent, US News & World Report's Beijing Bureau Chief, a staff photographer for US News, and an assistant editor at the Village Voice newspaper.

In 2010, Palmer's documentary Full Disclosure, based on several trips to Iraq with a U.S. Marine infantry unit, screened at the Maysles Cinema in New York City, the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival in Missoula, Montana, and the Atlanta Underground Film Festival. Palmer received grants from the Ford Foundation and the Applied Research Center to complete Full Disclosure.

Palmer has been a Fellow at New York University Law School's Center on Law and Security since fall 2009. He is on the MFA Photography, Video, and Related Media at the School of Visual Arts. He is also an Educational Video Center instructor at Satellite Academy High School.

Palmer graduated from Brown University with a BA in East Asian Studies and the School of Visual Arts with in MFA in photography.

The Nuclear Industry's Astroturf Movement in Communities of Color

The Nuclear Industry’s Astroturf Movement in Communities of Color

by Brian Palmer on May 26 2011, 9:13AM

Entergy, the nation’s second largest nuclear power generator, is pitting black and brown people against New York’s green movement.

Topics: Environment