Feb. 24, 2011
PBS NEWSHOUR Brings You the World
Revamped website features international reports by Correspondents Margaret Warner and Ray Suarez
PBS NEWSHOUR announces the launch of its revamped and expanded "World Page"http://www.pbs.org/newshour/topic/world/ showcasing the NewsHour's extensive, award-winning international reporting and analysis. In addition to being a one-stop web destination for the latest news and information from around the world, the new page allows NewsHour viewers and online visitors to track correspondents Margaret Warner and Ray Suarez as they report from around the globe. Plus viewers can take advantage of a wealth of resources from our foreign affairs, global health, diplomacy, intelligence and defense beats.
NewsHour Digital Correspondent Hari Sreenivasan offers a guided video preview of the site here:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbQtOrE_24k
New features include:
- Global Dispatch - subscribe to this weekly email alert for updates, photos and features from the foreign affairs beat.
Correspondents Margaret Warner & Ray Suarez offer their insights on international news, events and their latest travels in their online Reporter's Notebook blogs.
Trip Tracker - reports from our trips abroad are grouped together for easy viewing. Examples include Egypt, South Korea and Cuba.
Editor's Choice highlights country reports and features picked by our editors.
Twitter stream - an updated stream of the top 15 international Twitter feeds provides the latest news and buzz from the foreign affairs community.
Features you'll recognize:
- Video of the latest NewsHour discussions and reports
Education materials: We'll continue to offer student voices from around the world and education tools for teachers.
Background resources: Key players, timelines, charts and maps
Breaking news stories and the NewsHour's brand of in-depth analysis
PBS NewsHour World is just the latest in a series of subject specific "topic pages" where viewers can find the latest news, information, videos and links to the topics they find most interesting.
Other PBS NewsHour Topic pages include:
- Science - Full coverage of developments in science, technology and engineering featuring NewsHour Science Correspondent Miles O'Brien and Digital Correspondent Hari Sreenivasan.
Politics - Full coverage of elections and Congress, plus the Daily Morning Line featuring the unparalleled experience of the NewsHour politics team: Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill and David Chalian, plus the NewsHour's regular analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks.
ArtBeat - A blog covering art and entertainment, brought to you by correspondent Jeffrey Brown and NewsHour reporters
Making Sen$e - Paul Solman's guide to the economy
Patchwork Nation -explores economic trends in the U.S. by tracking different types of communities over time.
Global Health Watch - News and on-the-ground reports exploring the diseases, conditions and policies affecting the health of people around the world.
RX for Reform - In-depth coverage and reports to help decode the debate over health care reform.
Supreme Court - Analysis of the latest arguments before and decisions from the high court
- And many more ...
PBS NEWSHOUR international reporting is funded by the Carnegie Foundation, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the Gruber Family Foundation.
PBS NEWSHOUR is seen five nights a week on more than 315 PBS stations across the country and is also available online, via public radio in select markets and via podcast. The program is produced by MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, in association with WETA Washington, DC, and THIRTEEN in New York. Major corporate funding for The NewsHour is provided by Chevron, BNSF Railway, Toyota, and Pacific Life, with additional support from the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and public television viewers.
Contact: Anne Bell 703-998-2175.