How much time are our youngest children spending in front of screens? Jeffrey Brown discusses new studies that chronicle the increasing use of digital devices by young children — and the resulting health effects — with James Steyer of Common Sense Media and Dr. Ari Brown of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Continue reading
What have you been watching on your computer lately? More and more Americans are checking out movies and television program online. Hari Sreenivasan discusses the recent push toward more streaming content with GershonMedia’s Bernard Gershon. Continue reading
Jeffrey Brown speaks with The New Yorker’s Ken Auletta and Eric Deggans, TV critic for the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times, about how cable news has changed as one of its biggest stars, Larry King, hands over his long-held time slot to Piers Morgan. Continue reading
Premiering nationwide Thursday on PBS is art:21’s latest film, “William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible.” Kentridge, a South African artist, is well known for his wide dynamic range of works: charcoal drawings, animations, video installations, sculptures and performance pieces.
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.