• November 16, 2012   BY Colleen Shalby  

    Editor’s note: Tweets embedded to illustrate Andy Carvin’s answers. As violence in Israel and Gaza escalates, Twitter offers a constant flood of eye-witness coverage on the rising tension. Andy Carvin, NPR’s senior strategist for social media, has an in-depth Twitter … Continue reading

  • November 16, 2012  

    Ray Suarez talks to Daily Download’s Howard Kurtz and Lauren Ashburn about a 10-to-1 spending gap on social media between the Obama and Romney campaigns, as well as the shifting role Facebook and Twitter played in how voters expressed their political leanings in their communities. Continue reading

  • November 15, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Thursday’s NewsHour: Oil giant BP will pay $4.5 billion and plead guilty to felony charges connected to the 2010 Gulf Coast spill The stepped-up conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza China’s new leader Xi Jinping Plus, what humans … Continue reading

  • November 14, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Wednesday’s NewsHour: President Obama’s first full-fledged news conference since March The latest on the scandal involving CIA director David Petraeus and Gen. John Allen The deadly toll of the meningitis outbreak Plus, Israeli airstrikes in Gaza Correspondent Hari Sreenivasan … Continue reading

  • November 12, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Monday’s NewsHour: New questions about the FBI investigation that led to the resignation of CIA director David Petraeus Back in school in New Jersey after the storm Lost combat records from the Afghan and Iraq wars And, remembering veterans … Continue reading

  • November 9, 2012   BY Imani M. Cheers  

    Six months of planning. Nine weeks of traveling. Nineteen thousand five hundred twenty-seven miles logged. Sixteen universities and communities from Los Angeles, Calif., to College Park, Md. More than 10,000 students, faculty and staff. And now, the NewsHour’s “Vote 2012: … Continue reading

  • November 8, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Thursday’s NewsHour: The looming fiscal cliff, and prospects for a bipartisan deal What’s next for the Republican Party after Tuesday’s defeat Why it’s taken so long to declare a result in Florida Plus, pediatricians prescribe reading for building better … Continue reading

  • November 2, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Friday’s NewsHour: The White House says the latest jobs numbers show an economy on the mend, while the Romney campaign claims they are proof of a standstill The civilian casualties in Syria’s civil war The focus on immigration in … Continue reading

  • November 1, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Thursday’s NewsHour: The massive devastation in New Jersey after the storm … The slow road back in New York And the challenges ahead for businesses and residents in lower Manhattan Plus, the full throttle presidential campaign with just five … Continue reading

  • November 1, 2012  

    The campaigns are pushing their last get-out-the-vote drive on social media and via email. If you’re online, you are probably being tracked by the Romney and Obama campaigns, who use browsing history to target voters. Margaret Warner gets the scoop from Daily Download’s Howard Kurtz. Continue reading