Media Coverage

The press sure do love Burning Man, and the media plays a large role in sharing Burning Man culture with the world (for better or worse, depending on the accuracy of the coverage). Browse the links on the right to read media coverage of Black Rock City going all the way back to 1996.

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Also, here are some particularly good videos you might enjoy:

Burning Man: The Build by Matt Emmi

Mirage, Official Trailer by International Wood Culture Society

Burning Man: Art on Fire, Official Trailer by ROCO Films

Why Art Thrives at Burning Man – Nora Atkinson — TED2018

5 Things Cities Can Learn from Burning ManTIME Video, 2009

Burning Man Beyond the PlayaKQED, 2013 (Emmy winner!)

Burning Man – New Life in CitiesPBS NewsHour, 2013