In a statement, Taibbi said he was excited to partner with Vespucci, citing the company’s past work with reporters:

“’Hate Inc.’ is a book about the way the news media business has commoditized anger and division, eschewing traditional fact-based reporting and objectivity in favor of a new strategy based on telling audiences what they want to hear,” Taibbi said. “Because much of this transformation took place in visual and auditory media, the subject easily lends itself to a documentary – in fact, even as I was writing the book, I was aware it may be a story more easily told on screen.”

Read the full announcement here.