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: Social Media Users Express Disappointment with NBC's Olympics Coverage

Wed, 08/01/2012

Using hashtags like #NBCFail, Olympics fans have tweeted complaints of delayed and incomplete programming and streaming restrictions for the London Games. Gwen Ifill talks to USA Today's Christine Brennan and The New York Times' Richard Sandomir about how online viewers are experiencing NBC's coverage of the 2012 Olympics.

PBS NewsHour: James Holmes Arraigned on 142 Charges; Profiling Young Mass Murderers

Tue, 07/31/2012

James Holmes faces up to 142 charges for the theater shootings in Aurora, Colo. Gwen Ifill talks to Peter Banda of The Associated Press about Holmes' arraignment hearing. Plus, James Alan Fox of Northeastern University and reporter Dave Cullen discuss whether the suspect is different from other mass shooters.

PBS NewsHour: Citing Corruption and Abuse, Feds Mandate Major Reform for New Orleans Police

Thu, 07/26/2012

The Department of Justice announced sweeping reforms for the New Orleans Police Department. The mandates are meant to resolve issues such as unlawful arrests and the use of deadly force without cause. Gwen Ifill discusses the future of the NOPD with Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez and NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas.

PBS NewsHour: Elton John on AIDS: Compassion Is Part of the Cure

Wed, 07/25/2012

Elton John spoke to AIDS advocates from around the world as the keynote speaker for this year's International AIDS Conference. Gwen Ifill talks to Sir John about his new book, "Love is The Cure," and his approach in helping fight the AIDS epidemic, which focuses on compassion, dignity and love.

PBS NewsHour: As Colorado Shooter Appears in Court, More Details on How He Obtained Weapons

Tue, 07/24/2012

At a preliminary hearing, Colo. shooting suspect James Holmes remained silent and stoic. Gwen Ifill speaks with Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), University of Denver's Dave Kopel and the Pew Research Center's Mike Dimock on whether shootings influence public opinion on issues such as gun control and gun safety.