The Thread  


The Thread is a groundbreaking documentary that exposes the undeniable impact amateur internet writers are having on journalism today.

Following the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, amateur internet sleuths took to Twitter and Reddit, intent on identifying the individuals responsible. The ensuing investigation led to an innocent young man being charged with the crime, thus changing the face of journalism forever.

Directed by Greg Barker (Manhunt) and executive produced by Emmy® Award-winning producer Jonathan Chinn (American High) and Academy Award®-winning producer Simon Chinn (Man on Wire).

Genre: Non-Fiction

Sub Genre: News & Current Affairs, Documentary

Year of Production: 2014

Running Time: 1 x one hour

Available in HD: Yes

Country: USA

Production Company:An Xbox Originals Production