journalism

  • In this Wednesday, May 15, 2013 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, an Afghan National Police officer mans a checkpoint in the outskirts of Maidan Shahr, Wardak province, Afghanistan.
    April 4, 2014  

    Veteran AP journalists Anja Niedringhaus and Kathy Gannon were traveling with election workers, soldiers and police in Khost province in Afghanistan when a police commander approached and shot them. Niedringhaus, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, was killed and Gannon was hospitalized. Kathleen Carroll, executive editor of The Associated Press, remembers Niedringhaus with Hari Sreenivasan. Continue reading

  • Photo by Flickr user Rachel Docherty
    March 26, 2014   BY Colleen Shalby 

    Pew Research Center’s 11th State of the News Media report, released Wednesday, looks at these changes and examines consumer, ownership, investment and technology trends of the various news industries over the past year. Continue reading

  • miles_intvu
    March 7, 2014  

    Miles O’Brien has traveled the world for the NewsHour, often to dangerous places, such as his recent trip to the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan. Last month, an injury during another reporting trip in the Philippines became life-threatening and resulted in the amputation of his left arm. He joins Judy Woodruff to talk about what happened. Continue reading

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    March 5, 2014  

    Egypt’s arrest and trial of three Al-Jazeera journalists, charged with assisting the Muslim Brotherhood, has prompted outcry around the world. The case helps highlight growing dangers to journalists worldwide, especially in countries caught in war or turmoil. In 2013, 119 members of the press died while on assignment. Alison Bethel McKenzie of the International Press Institute and David Rohde of Reuters join Jeffrey Brown to discuss the hazards. Continue reading

  • Video still by PBS NewsHour
    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

  • poetryrichmond2
    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