Media

  • March 21, 2013    

    Happy birthday, Twitter! The micro-blogging website turned seven Thursday — the anniversary of when co-founder Jack Dorsey sent out the first tweet, ever (back when Twitter was called twttr and it looked like this). just setting up my twttr — … Continue reading

  • March 21, 2013  

    Chattanooga, Tenn., is home to American’s fastest internet connection — up to 200 times faster than the national average. Hari Sreenivasan talks with Sheldon Grizzle of The Company Lab and Richard Bennett from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation about whether Chattanooga offers a model for the rest of the U.S. Continue reading

  • March 20, 2013    

    Photo by Bloomberg As audiences spend more time watching television online and as websites such as Netflix develop shows like “House of Cards” streamed only to the Internet, one thing is clear: Broadband is redefining the landscape for how people … Continue reading

  • March 20, 2013    

    On Wednesday’s NewsHour: President Obama kicked off a four-day trip to the Middle East, reaffirming U.S. support for Israel Were chemical weapons used in the Syrian war? An update on gun-control legislation An E.R. doctor’s stories of health and poverty … Continue reading

  • March 20, 2013  

    Traditional Hollywood studios now compete with streaming content providers like Netflix and Amazon to capture viewers’ attention. Hari Sreenivasan looks at the growing impact of broadband and its effect on our viewing habits and entertainment industry with Brian Stelter of the New York Times and Lisa Donovan of Maker Studios. Continue reading

  • March 18, 2013    

    On Monday’s NewsHour: Supreme Court justices consider an Arizona law requiring proof of citizenship for voter registration Then, the banking crisis in Cyprus as European Union leaders call for a tax on saving accounts Israel’s new governing coalition sworn in … Continue reading

  • March 12, 2013  

    Jeffrey Brown talks with the Daily Download’s Howard Kurtz and Lauren Ashburn about the disconnect between President Obama’s Twitter support and public opinion poll data. They also look at the president’s efforts to push his administration’s policies on immigration and gun control on social media. Continue reading

  • March 11, 2013    

    PBS NewsHour spoke with Ricky Rash about his struggle to gain access to his son’s online accounts after the 15-year-old’s death in 2011. Eric Rash had a bright future, so when he committed suicide at 15 years old, his family … Continue reading

  • March 4, 2013    

    On Monday’s NewsHour: The first baby cured of HIV President Obama fills out his energy and environment team Some doctors opting out of Medicare And, more warning words to Iran from Vice President Joe Biden While the above promo is … Continue reading

  • March 1, 2013    

    On Friday’s NewsHour: The deadline to reach an alternative to mandatory budget cuts has come without a deal — we’ll look at the immediate impacts and those to come Unrest still seethes in Egypt, putting the economy there in peril … Continue reading