The U.S. military faced a new firestorm of criticism Thursday after a video appeared on YouTube, purportedly showing four U.S. Marines urinating on three bodies of Taliban fighters. The video triggered condemnations and investigations. Judy Woodruff reports. Continue reading
U.S. and Afghan officials denounced a video Thursday that appeared to show American troops urinating on enemy dead in Afghanistan. Judy Woodruff discusses the video’s effects on potential peace talks with Andrew Exum of the Center for a New American Security and The Washington Post’s David Ignatius. Continue reading
Dictators in Tunisia and Egypt learned the hard way about the organizational and promotional power of social media. It’s a lesson that supporters of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad have taken to heart. In recent weeks and months, as Syria has … Continue reading
EDITOR’S NOTE: Paul Solman and Dante Chinni of Patchwork Nation recently traveled to Ohio’s Crawford and Delaware counties to examine economic inequality. In a preview of the upcoming story, which is slated to air on Tuesday’s broadcast, we’re cross-posting a … Continue reading
Today’s “Tool$ We Use” features three on the carbon emissions you generate by driving, with a bonus global warming video attached for your viewing discomfort. On the broadcast Monday: a story about electric cars, with a focus on GM’s Chevy … Continue reading
Publishers — big houses and small independents alike – have lately turned to video to generate buzz and advertise their new releases. Over the past few years, book trailers have been gaining in popularity as publishers hope to cash in on the ubiquity of YouTube and the payoffs of viral marketing.