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: 'Our Future Is Digital': Don Graham Reflects on Washington Post's Turning Point

Wed, 08/07/2013

The purchase of The Washington Post by Internet mogul Jeff Bezos for $250 million will end nearly eight decades of that newspaper's ownership by the Graham family. Donald Graham, chairman and CEO of the Washington Post Company, joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the sale and the future of news media in an increasingly digital age.

PBS Newshour: How Does Latest Terror 'Chatter' Play Into Debate on U.S. Surveillance?

Tue, 08/06/2013

Gwen Ifill turns to Brian Jenkins of the Rand Corporation and Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times to discuss the broad and unspecified terrorist threat, what we know about who may be behind the chatter and how the alert is playing into a broader national conversation on America's surveillance efforts.

PBS Newshour: Sens. McCaskill, Ayotte: Keep Military Sexual Assault Cases in Chain of Command

Fri, 08/02/2013

The debate continues over the best and most effective ways to curb rampant sexual assault in the military. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H. , back a plan that includes reform but keeps the adjudication of assault cases within the military chain of command. They join Gwen Ifill to discuss their stance.

 

PBS Newshour: Obama Administration Reveals Details of Secret NSA Phone Surveillance Program

Thu, 08/01/2013

The American public is learning more about the government's phone surveillance program, revealed by leaker Edward Snowden. The Obama administration released documents showing how the National Security Agency uses the data. Gwen Ifill is joined by Charlie Savage, who is covering the story for The New York Times.

PBS Newshour: Doctors Propose New Cancer Definition to Avoid Unnecessary Treatments

Wed, 07/31/2013

A panel of doctors and scientists proposed a change to the definition of cancer, in hopes of shifting the way we think about and treat the disease. Gwen Ifill discusses the recommendation with Dr. Barnett Kramer of the National Cancer Institute and Dr. Larry Norton of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.