Gwen's PBS NewsHour Reports

Click below to read and watch a selection of Gwen's reports and analysis on the PBS NewsHour.

PBS Newshour: U.S. consumers have many protections but no guarantees against credit card fraud

Fri, 12/20/2013

Retail giant Target announced that some 40 million credit and debit accounts were compromised when shoppers swiped their cards in stores from late November to mid-December. Steve Surdu of Mandiant joins Gwen Ifill to discuss how hackers may have committed the data theft and how companies attempt to protect customers.

PBS Newshour: Wave of Congressional retirements open up opportunity for both parties

Thu, 12/19/2013

Three senior members of the House of Representatives have announced retirement plans, giving both parties possible openings for the 2014 midterm elections. Gwen Ifill talks to political editor Christina Bellantoni about races to watch, changing demographics and incumbents who are likely to face tough fights.

PBS Newshour: Tech titans visit White House to press case for surveillance reform

Wed, 12/18/2013

Executives from top U.S. technology companies, including Google, Yahoo, Facebook and Apple, visited the the White House to push for reforms to NSA's surveillance programs. Gwen Ifill talks to Margaret Talev of Bloomberg News about the tech giants' list of concerns about government spying.

PBS Newshour: Can the U.S. find consensus in better mental health access to curb gun violence?

Tue, 12/17/2013

One year after the Sandy Hook tragedy, violent acts like the latest shooting at a Colorado high school remind the nation that the gun debate is not over. Gwen Ifill looks at efforts to curb violence in the U.S. with Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman of the American Psychiatric Association and Paul Barrett of Bloomberg Businessweek.

PBS Newshour: Internal splintering of Syrian rebel groups leads U.S., U.K. to suspend aid

Fri, 12/13/2013

The U.S. and Britain cut off non-lethal aid to Western-backed rebels in Northern Syria after Islamist insurgents seized weapons warehouses in near the Turkish border. Gwen Ifill gets reaction to the decision from Syrian opposition activist Murhaf Jouejati and Joshua Landis of the University of Oklahoma.