Media

  • June 26, 2013    

    State Sen. Wendy Davis holds up two fingers against the anti-abortion bill SB5, which was up for a vote on the last day of the legislative special session in Austin, Texas. Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images. Last night, @heatherr_parker was … Continue reading

  • June 19, 2013    

    Gwen Ifill will host a reddit AMA starting 1 p.m. EDT Thursday. Gwen Ifill answered your questions on reddit during her first “Ask Me Anything” session Thursday afternoon. Ifill is a senior correspondent for “PBS NewsHour” and the moderator and … Continue reading

  • June 17, 2013    

    Starting Sept. 7, the PBS NewsHour is expanding its family, adding a “NewsHour Weekend” newscast on Saturdays and Sundays. The 30-minute show will be anchored by veteran NewsHour correspondent and director of digital partnerships, Hari Sreenivasan.
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  • June 14, 2013    

    In a recent New York Times article, media reporter Elizabeth Jensen underscored the financial and new media challenges faced by the PBS NewsHour. Jensen cited anonymous public television sources who critiqued the NewsHour’s broadcast format and its website: But with … Continue reading

  • June 13, 2013    

    PBS NewsHour senior correspondents Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff anchored 50 hours of live coverage of the Democratic and Republican conventions in 2012. TV critic David Zurawik of the Baltimore Sun used recent news of layoffs at the PBS NewsHour … Continue reading

  • June 6, 2013  

    How does modern technology allow us to engage in conversations about the past? Gwen Ifill talks to presidential historian Michael Beschloss about how the Twitter-verse has opened up new ways to view history in the digital age. Continue reading

  • June 4, 2013    

    Forty years ago, Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer reporting on the Watergate scandal laid the groundwork for what would become the MacNeil/Lehrer Report, known today as the PBS NewsHour. Jeffrey Brown interviews ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro. Over the next few … Continue reading

  • May 28, 2013    

    Now is your chance to ask the PBS NewsHour senior correspondents anything you want. Tweet your questions to @NewsHour. Forty years ago, Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer reported on the Watergate scandal. Their coverage laid the groundwork for what would … Continue reading

  • May 24, 2013    

    Changes in technology have opened up new opportunities in the entertainment industry, offering platforms for the most scrappy or eclectic of musicians, filmmakers and other creative artists. That’s the argument of a new book, “The End of Big: How the … Continue reading

  • May 24, 2013    

    Do you know the name of this infamous puppet? Test your knowledge of characters and situations in our “Arrested Development” quiz below. “Now the story of a wealthy family who lost everything, and the one son who had no choice … Continue reading