In New York, Tavis talks with CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric about her broadcasting career, her advocacy work for cancer research and her new book, The Best Advice I Ever Got.
Since being sentenced in 2009 to 150 years in prison, we haven’t heard all that much from Bernard Madoff, the man behind the biggest Ponzi scheme in history. Recently, a couple of Financial Times staffers, David Gelles and Gillian Tett, went down to visit him in prison. They spoke with Madoff for two hours — [...]
Most know award-winning veteran talk show host Larry King from his signature CNN program. He’s also a very funny guy. Even though King turns the tables on Tavis by asking the questions in a two-part conversation airing this week, Tavis couldn’t resist moving back into his usual role, if only for a moment. Watch this [...]
NYT reporter shares what he learned from his experience as a captive in Libya last month.
NYT L.A. bureau chief assesses key West Coast races in the upcoming midterms.
Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post associate editor and author of the new book Disintegration de-bunks the myth of a monolithic Black America.
Tavis: Tonight, though, we will begin our conversation about the ongoing struggles in Haiti six months later. The earthquake, of course, ravaged that Caribbean nation then. No one has done more coverage on the story since then than “The Miami Herald.” John Yearwood has been directing that coverage as world editor for the paper and [...]
This post was first published at www.masonsays.com. Haiti, unfortunately, is no different from the others. Tragedy strikes and the media arrives in full occupying force. It’s the story of the moment. Everyone cares. The information and images take up temporary residence in our collective conscience. Our hearts go out. But, invariably, so do the lights. The [...]
The Associated Press released a photo Friday of Lance Cpl. Joshua M. Bernard, moments after he was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade on Aug. 14, in Afghanistan. Bernard later died from his wounds. Some newspapers published the photo with the accompanying AP story, but the Los Angeles Times, Houston Chronicle, The New York Times and [...]
There are those YouTube members who upload video. Then there are those YouTube members who upload video that also happens to be news (you know who you are). For all of those citizen journalists in the crowd, YouTube launched its new YouTube Reporters’ Center project Monday to help aspiring reporters learn tips from seasoned journalism [...]