• May 24, 2013  

    There’s money in the banana stand, but what about in streaming entertainment? Traditional TV shows are showing up on online-only venues, including "Arrested Development," which is getting a second wind on Netflix after being canceled in 2006. Gwen Ifill talks to show producer Brian Grazer and Eric Deggans of the Tampa Bay Times. Continue reading

  • May 21, 2013   BY Larisa Epatko  

    Social networking websites such as Facebook and Twitter have helped users mobilize around a common cause like never before. But what if their message is one of hate? Continue reading

  • May 20, 2013  

    Tech company Yahoo bought Tumblr for a reported $1.1 billion, adding the fast-growing social media site with more than 100 million blogs to its roster of assets. Jeffrey Brown talks with Rebecca Lieb, a research analyst for the Altimeter Group, about the appeal of the image-centric and mobile-friendly blogging platform. Continue reading

  • May 17, 2013   BY Justin Scuiletti  

    The Watergate hearings began on May 17, 1973. Public Television aired all 250 hours of testimony that summer. Here are some of the highlights. Video edited by Justin Scuiletti The Watergate scandal began with a burglary in June 1972 and … Continue reading

  • May 15, 2013   BY Katelyn Polantz and Elizabeth Summers  

    Attorney General Eric Holder may be the lone witness at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight Wednesday. Watch a live stream of the hearing, which will begin at 1 p.m. EDT. Even when the White House says it disapproves … Continue reading

  • May 14, 2013  

    The Justice Department secretly subpoenaed phone records of Associated Press journalists during two months in 2012. The AP was notified that records had been secretly seized for more than 20 of its phone lines, possibly to track government leaks of classified information about a foiled terror plot. Judy Woodruff reports. Continue reading

  • May 14, 2013  

    Judy Woodruff talks with David Schultz, legal counsel for the Associated Press, about the procedures for accessing information from the news media about confidential sources, what constitutes "crossing the line" by the government and whether the current investigation was justified by the gravity of the situation. Continue reading

  • May 10, 2013   BY News Desk  

    On the Friday May 10 PBS NewsHour: A seamstress was pulled out alive in Bangladesh from the ruins of a garment factory that collapsed more than two weeks ago Details on the $45 million dollar bank heist involving ATMs in … Continue reading

  • May 6, 2013   BY Meena Ganesan  

    “Covering Watergate,” a PBS NewsHour special report, will air May 17. Forty years ago, in the summer of 1973, Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer led public broadcasting’s gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Senate Watergate hearings — co-anchoring all 250 hours of … Continue reading

  • May 2, 2013   BY News Desk  

    On Thursday’s NewsHour: President Barack Obama travels to Mexico with trade, security and immigration on the agenda The fight over access to emergency contraceptives continues as the Obama administration moves to appeal a federal ruling A bloody April for Iraq, … Continue reading