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
The New York Times has decided to charge online readers a fee for accessing the newspaper’s Web site, starting in 2011. Jeffrey Brown considers whether readers will actually pay for the service. Continue reading
This is an exciting moment for all of us at the NewsHour, whether we’ve been working here for decades, or just a few months. The changes you see — here on the Web site and on television — are the … Continue reading
Signing off of Friday’s broadcast, Jim Lehrer outlined the journalistic mindset that has driven the program for 34 years and will continue to guide it when its fifth iteration relaunches Monday as the PBS NewsHour: JIM LEHRER: People often ask … Continue reading
Author Sherman Alexie talks about his new book of poetry called “Faces” and his new short story collection, “War Dances.” Continue reading