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May 2011

May 26, 2011

The Mailbag: More on Pfc. Manning and WikiLeaks

Frontline, PBS's flagship investigative series, aired a one-hour program on Tuesday evening, May 24, called "WikiSecrets." It focused on what Frontline has properly described as "the biggest intelligence breach in U.S. history — the leaking of more than a half-million... More »

May 12, 2011

When the Facts of PBS Life Collide Online

There are several enduring aspects of public television. One is that it is always pressed for money. Another is that it presents programs without commercial interruption. These two facts of life — one a necessity to stay alive, the other... More »

May 3, 2011

The Mailbag: NOVA on Nukes Stirs Some Critics

Here's a catch-up on mail, all of it critical, that arrived last month after the April 20 broadcast on NOVA, PBS' long-running and highly-regarded science series. That hour-long program, called "Power Surge," dealt with this question, posed by NOVA: "Can... More »

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