Belva Davis, the first African-American woman television journalist on the West Coast, speaks with Judy Woodruff about her pioneering — and sometimes difficult — career in broadcast news and her new memoir. This story was done in partnership with KQED in San Francisco. Continue reading
Ray Suarez and Jessica Vascellaro of The Wall Street Journal examine the marriage of the nation’s largest cable and Internet provider with one of the largest entertainment companies in a $30 billion deal approved by the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday. Continue reading
Jeffrey Brown gets two perspectives on how the Emmy Awards, television’s most prestigious honor, have been signaling a major shift in programming by the major networks and smaller cable channels. Continue reading
As innovator CNN marks 30 years on the air, Jeffrey Brown takes a look at the development of cable news and the future of the media with a reporter who covers television and a former CNN manager. Continue reading
NBC’s television drama “Friday Night Lights,” shows football as the raison d’etre for the small, fictional community of Dillon, Tx., but its residents also learn that life is about much more than touchdowns.
The “Public Broadcasting Service”:http://video.pbs.org/feature/149/ — our home — has a long tradition of showcasing the arts. But it’s also true that programs featuring performances and exhibitions are not as pervasive and prominent on the nightly schedule as in the past.