Bob Simon, the “60 Minutes” correspondent whose career in journalism spanned over five decades, died Wednesday night in a car accident in New York City. Simon was 73. Continue reading
Brian Williams recanted on Wednesday a 12-year-old story that he was aboard a helicopter that was shot down by enemy fire during the Iraq War invasion in 2003.
With the advent of new media, journalists have the opportunity to communicate more directly with their audiences. Is traditional media taking advantage of this opportunity? Where do traditional journalism and initiatives like #YouTubeAsksObama overlap and what different needs do they fill? Continue reading
In the first in a series of Facebook chats featuring PBS NewsHour journalists, co-anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff on Tuesday addressed questions from journalism students ranging from how her father’s military career impacted her worldview to the most interesting news story she ever reported. Continue reading
Join Judy Woodruff in this first in a series of Facebook chats for journalism students featuring PBS NewsHour journalists. Continue reading
After appealing the charge of spreading false news and conspiring with Egypt’s banned Muslim Brotherhood, three Al-Jazeera journalists who have been jailed for more than a year are getting a retrial. Continue reading
A source familiar with the case says the Justice Department will not compel New York Times reporter James Risen to testify about his source at an upcoming trial of a former CIA officer accused of leaking classified information. Continue reading
- Will unraveling of Rolling Stone’s UVa sexual assault story make other victims reluctant to speak out?
After reporting on a horrific case of sexual assault at the University of Virginia, Rolling Stone magazine acknowledged discrepancies in the victim’s story, saying their trust in her was “misplaced.” Judy Woodruff speaks with T. Rees Shapiro of The Washington Post for more on the revelations that have cast doubt on the account. Continue reading