Areas of Focus News & Public Affairs

PBS is committed to offering non-commercialized news programs that serve all Americans with unbiased reporting while providing multiple perspectives on world events and cultures. This commitment is recognized by the American public, which according to a respected independent survey has ranked PBS the No. 1 “most trusted” institution among nationally known organizations for ten years in a row.

From the acclaimed and informative PBS NewsHour to FRONTLINE, Washington Week, Need to Know and local news programs produced by member stations around the country, PBS’ news and public affairs programming provides balanced reporting of the news along with in-depth analysis of current events and the key issues that concern Americans in all walks of life. PBS delivers these services free of charge, across multiple media platforms, as events occur.

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