Full Program: Saturday, February 22, 2014
6389263896Saturday, February 22, 2014On Saturday's program, days after continued bloody clashes in the Ukraine, parliament ousts the President and protesters take control. Later, in our signature segment, Americans are struggling to make ends meet after their unemployment benefits run out. And, the Highway Trust Fund may soon run out of money.2014-02-22 01:00:00disabled2365186155Lv84GbEUBGI200771The ‘thin legitimacy’ of social media as a news sourceDue to the proliferation of social media, getting people to read serious journalism is harder than ever, says New York University professor Jay Rosen. Anyone with a smartphone can produce content, and Facebook doesn’t have an editor in chief -- so it’s up to consumers to be selective about their news sources. This is Rosen’s Brief But Spectacular take on journalism in today's digital world.2016-12-08 06:00 pmhttp://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/rosen2-320x196.jpgf10nLS__3aE200662This baseball writer is in a league of her ownClare Smith has been reporting on baseball for over four decades, and she was the first African-American female reporter to cover the game for a newspaper. On Tuesday night, Smith was awarded the top honor in her field. Judy Woodruff speaks with Smith about the player who got her interested in the sport, her life-long love of storytelling and her one bad day covering baseball.2016-12-07 06:00 pmhttp://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/bball-320x196.jpgTP7_RJHRWAw200652Bypassing media norms, Trump offers challenges for newsroomsSince his election, President-elect Donald Trump hasn't held a single, formal press conference, and has repeatedly traveled without the press pool assigned to cover him. Instead, expressing his open disdain for the media, he's communicated with the public directly, often through Twitter. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Micheline Maynard of Forbes.2016-12-07 06:00 pmhttp://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/RTSO7UI-320x196.jpgyWCmccXWweE
On Saturday's program, days after continued bloody clashes in the Ukraine, parliament ousts the President and protesters take control. Later, in our signature segment, Americans are struggling to make ends meet after their unemployment benefits run out. And, the Highway Trust Fund may soon run out of money.
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