In China, an unlicensed food vendor was executed by the Chinese government. His crime was killing two policemen after being beaten in custody. In the last 24 hours, his name became one of the most searched-for terms in Chinese social media. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the shockwaves caused by this case. Continue reading
Today’s technology lets consumers watch shows without a cable connection or even a television. What’s next for broadcast networks, cable providers and their places in the media market? Hari Sreenivasan talks to Brian Roberts of Comcast about staying competitive and the legal battles with companies who stream TV for free. Continue reading
Screenshot America’s trust in the accuracy of the news media rose slightly this year, up from an all-time low last year, according to a new poll released Thursday. Gallup’s annual Governance survey reveals 44 percent of Americans say they have … Continue reading
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Last weekend, NewsHour Weekend debuted on stations across the country on Saturday and Sunday. This week, we begin Anchor Hours with NewsHour Weekend’s Hari Sreenivasan (@hari). Hari will be joined by NewsHour Weekend Correspondent William Brangham (@wmbrangham).
The technology of television is rapidly evolving, but the latest way to watch has raised legal questions about copyright. Aereo is a subscription service that lets viewers stream free-to-air TV live on mobile devices and computers. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Aereo chief Chet Kanojia about where the medium is headed next. Continue reading
This week’s #NewsHourChats is about the changing news industry. What do these changes say about the future of journalism? What do you look for in news coverage? How do you decide who to trust? Weigh in on those and other … Continue reading
Take a look into PBS NewsHour’s history. In this video, Jim Lehrer, Robert MacNeil and Charlayne Hunter Gault reflect on their work for The MacNeil/Lehrer Report during the 1980s.
Charlie Rose of PBS and CBS got an exclusive interview with Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad on the current tension over the alleged chemical attack on civilians. Rose recounts to Judy Woodruff the efforts it took to arrange, plus Assad’s denials of having chemical weapons despite showing willingness to prevent a U.S. conflict. Continue reading