journalism

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    March 5, 2014  

    The trial for three journalists who work for the Al-Jazeera network continued in Cairo. Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed and Peter Greste are accused of endangering Egyptian national security by assisting the Muslim Brotherhood, a charge denied by their families and Al-Jazeera. Jeffrey Brown reports on the global response to their arrest and imprisonment. Continue reading

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    February 24, 2014  

    It took months of digging through documents and interviewing sources for journalists at the Center for Investigative Reporting to flesh out myriad troubles at the housing authority in Richmond, Calif. But this investigation had a twist: three young poets from Richmond teamed up as part of the Off/Page Project to help report the reality for residents living in decrepit conditions. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading

  • egypt journalists
    February 20, 2014  

    In Egypt, three journalists who work for the Al-Jazeera network have pleaded not guilty to charges of aiding a terrorist group and endangering national security. The Egyptian authorities have accused them of having illegal contact with the Muslim Brotherhood and manipulating the media. Paul Mason of Independent Television News offers some background on the court proceedings. Continue reading

  • Gwen Ifill interviews Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg at the Makers Conference. Instagram photo by @makerswomen
    February 14, 2014   BY Gwen Ifill 

    Day after day, we are exposed to sneakier outrages – images that reinforce stereotypes and suppress ambition, especially in young women. Stock photos used to illustrate advertising campaigns as well as news stories invariably show them submissive, half-naked or harried. Where were the confident, powerful, aspirational images we could show our daughters? Continue reading

  • new journalism models
    February 3, 2014  

    A slew of made-for-Web news sites are increasingly undermining the platform of print media. In this shifting landscape, how will journalism and storytelling survive, and what are readers to gain? Judy Woodruff talks to Re/code’s Walt Mossberg, VOX Media’s Jim Bankoff, and Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute. Continue reading

  • NEWSHOUR WEEKEND
    November 23, 2013  

    Bob Dietz on the recent events that have raised questions about the freedom of the foreign press in China. A prominent journalist for Reuters who had been reporting there for years was denied a visa. Bloomberg News has denied a report that they withheld publication of an investigative story for fear they would be kicked out. Continue reading

  • August 7, 2013  

    While not always considered high art, journalist Victor Navasky says the power of cartoons to provoke and amuse is so strong that their creators can end up famous, jailed or dead. Navasky joins political editor Christina Bellantoni to discuss "The Art of Controversy," a look at how cartoons have shaped politics worldwide. Continue reading

  • February 26, 2013   BY Judy Woodruff  

    Charlayne Hunter-Gault broke barriers when she arrived to the University of Georgia in 1961. Her strength and fortitude allowed her to thrive on a racially hostile campus would serve her in her future career as an award-winning journalist. Continue reading

  • January 3, 2013  

    From El Salvador, graduates of the Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism — producer Roberto Daza and correspondent Carl Nasman — report on an epidemic of tooth decay across the countryside, blamed largely on junk food, soda and a lack of education about dental care. Continue reading

  • December 24, 2012  

    In California, the battle between federal and state authorities over legal marijuana is coming to a head in a high-profile legal challenge. Our report comes from special correspondent Jake Schoneker of Media Enterprise Alliance, a PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab based in Oakland, Calif. Continue reading

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