Awkwardness is the essence of “The Silent Echo Chamber,” a multi-screen video installation on display at the New Orleans Contemporary Art Center. The work is part of an ongoing project called “Nontalking Heads” by “Harry Shearer.
The more heated the fight over health care reform becomes, the more many Americans grow skeptical of how the media is covering the fiercely partisan debate. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading
Journalist and author Alex Jones speaks with Jeffrey Brown about the uncertain future of journalism, as well as his new book, “Losing the News.” Continue reading
In other news, health care reform legislation advanced in the House, but stalled in the Senate, and a spending bill that removed funding for F-22 fighter jets was approved. Continue reading
It’s been more than a quarter century since Walter Cronkite retired as anchor of the CBS Evening News, but his impact on journalism persists. Robert MacNeil and Todd Gitlin of Columbia University speak with Gwen Ifill about Cronkite’s reporting legacy. Continue reading
As demonstrators in Tehran continued to rally against the results of this month’s disputed presidential election, Iranian-Americans reacted to the news. NewsHour correspondent Jeffrey Kaye reports. Continue reading