WATCH: Judy Woodruff on journalism ethics in a time of crisis | UVA’s Jim Lehrer Lecture

The PBS NewsHour’s anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff delivered the inaugural James C. Lehrer Lecture at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center on May 12. The new lecture series celebrates Jim Lehrer, co-founder of the PBS NewsHour.

Woodruff will discuss Lehrer’s journalistic legacy and how she has led the NewsHour, as anchor and managing editor, through challenging times ranging from the COVID-19 pandemic to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol to the devastating war in Ukraine.

Watch the event in the live player above.

“We are in a particularly stressful and troubling moment right now. No question about it. There’s no getting around it and our responsibility is to look at that…and help you understand it,” Woodruff said at the event.