THE RUNDOWN BLOG | June 14, 2013
In a recent New York Times article, media reporter Elizabeth Jensen underscored the financial and new media challenges faced by the PBS NewsHour. In response to the article, NewsHour deputy executive producer Kathleen McCleery and CEO Bo Jones explain why criticism that the NewsHour is "just a TV show" doesn't fit.
THE RUNDOWN BLOG | June 12, 2013
TV critic David Zurawik of the Baltimore Sun used recent news of layoffs at the PBS NewsHour as an opportunity to review the current state of the longstanding nightly news broadcast. NewsHour senior correspondent Gwen Ifill, deputy executive producer Kathleen McCleery and CEO Bo Jones respond to Zurawik's critique.
THE RUNDOWN BLOG | June 4, 2013
Over the next few months, you will have the chance to connect with the PBS NewsHour's senior correspondents in our live chat series. Learn about the milestones in their careers, their start at the NewsHour and their take on the state of media and global politics. Join Jeffrey Brown at 1:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday.
THE RUNDOWN BLOG | May 28, 2013
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THE RUNDOWN BLOG | May 21, 2013
Social networking websites such as Facebook and Twitter helps users mobilize around a common cause. But what if their message is one of hate? The Simon Wiesenthal Center, a group working against global racism, has compiled a list of hundreds of websites it deems hateful and is pushing their host sites to remove them.
ANALYSIS | May 20, 2013
Tech company Yahoo bought Tumblr for a reported $1.1 billion, adding the fast-growing social media site with more than 100 million blogs to its roster of assets. Jeffrey Brown talks with Rebecca Lieb, a research analyst for the Altimeter Group, about the appeal of the image-centric and mobile-friendly blogging platform.
THE RUNDOWN BLOG | May 17, 2013
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ANALYSIS | May 14, 2013
Judy Woodruff talks with David Schultz, legal counsel for the Associated Press, about the procedures for accessing information from the news media about confidential sources, what constitutes "crossing the line" by the government and whether the current investigation was justified by the gravity of the situation.