One of our segments on Friday’s PBS NewsHour was not like the other ones, in that it came together in a slightly different manner than what has been standard operating procedure here. While we can count on our partners at … Continue reading
The brief suspension of MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann reignited an ethical debate over whether journalists, commentators and news organizations should be allowed to make contributions to political candidates. Jeffrey Brown gets two perspectives on the matter. Continue reading
Every year, the Courage in Journalism Awards honor a group of women for their reporting in dangerous locales around the world. The International Women’s Media Foundation has recognized four winners this year: Vicky Ntetema, Claudia Julieta Duque, Alma Guillermoprieto, and … Continue reading
After a Rolling Stone profile led to the firing of Gen. Stanley McChrystal , the Pentagon is changing the rules on its relationship with the news media. Continue reading
Does the pervading presence of the Web make people better citizens or does it propagate misinformation and threaten democracy? Paul Solman has a look at the unfolding debate as staged by the University of Virginia’s Miller Center for Public Affairs. Continue reading
French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson traveled the world for decades capturing people, places and history as a journalist, and in the process, helped define photography as an art form. His legacy is now on display in an exhibit called ‘Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century’, a retrospective of 300 photographic works at New York’s Museum of Modern Art.
Mark Fiore is the first internet animator to win a Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning. His work appears only online — on his own website, plus that of the San Francisco Chronicle, National Public Radio and other outlets.
Most of us have heard of the Pulitzer Prize, the annual awards honoring excellence in journalism. But what about the men behind it? Joseph Pulitzer was a penniless immigrant who arrived in the United States in 1864 speaking no English. … Continue reading
Tonight, NewsHour alumna Elizabeth Farnsworth will be honored with one of this year’s prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards for her work as co-director/producer of “The Judge and the General” — a documentary on the judge who indicted Augusto Pinochet. … Continue reading