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
Jeffrey Brown reports on the escalating war of words between Fox News and the Obama White House, which recently referred to the conservative leaning channel as a “wing of the Republican party.” Continue reading
Jeffrey Brown speaks with media experts about the ongoing feud between the White House and Fox News channel. Continue reading
A multimedia exhibition from Norwegian photographer Jonas Bendiksen on display at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., documents the experiences of families living in unplanned, off-the-grid slums in Nairobi, Mumbai, Caracas and Jakarta.