A new report scrutinizes the many layers of error uncovered in a Rolling Stone article about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia. Gwen Ifill talks to Steve Coll of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism about failures by the reporter and editors to verify the account. Alison Kiss of the Clery Center for Security on Campus discusses how it may affect other victims. Continue reading
- Calling all journalism students: Join a Facebook chat with chief correspondent for arts and culture Jeffrey Brown
Journalism students will have the opportunity to learn from PBS NewsHour’s chief correspondent for arts and culture Jeffrey Brown in a Facebook chat on Tuesday, March 31, from 2-3 p.m. EDT. Continue reading
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