Why George Clooney Matters

George Clooney and John Prendergast discuss the situation in South Sudan and their new Satellite Sentinel Project on ABC’s This Week.

I know some people (cough, cough, Bill Easterly, cough, cough) have hangups about celebrity activism.  But does anyone really think that Sudan’s upcoming referendum would be covered on a National Sunday morning broadcast without George Clooney’s handsome face to greet viewers?