By PBS NewsHour
Before Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera was recaptured by Mexican authorities, the American movie star and activist Sean Penn met with Mexico’s most wanted man in a jungle hideaway to interview him for Rolling Stone magazine. William Brangham discusses the…
Illustrative journalist Wendy MacNaughton offers her Brief but Spectacular take on telling undertold stories through drawing.
In 1965, photographer and writer Dickey Chapelle was killed in Vietnam, becoming the first female American journalist to be killed covering a war. In the new book, "Dickey Chapelle Under Fire," author John Garofolo talks about Chapelle's work, influence, and…
As racial concerns continue to rise to the surface across America, is the media doing enough to tell the stories of people of color? Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault speaks to Richard Prince of the Maynard Institute about the industry’s struggle…
Paul Salopek has been out for a walk -- a very long walk -- since 2013. His route stretches from Ethiopia’s Great Rift Valley to the very southern tip of South America, tracing the path of humanity from its African…
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
The brother of Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post journalist detained in Iran and convicted in secret, described his brother's imprisonment as "cruel and inhumane" Tuesday and called on the U.S. government to take "any appropriate actions" to win his freedom.
Called the nation's "satirist in chief," Jon Stewart’s comedic rants and skewering of the daily news have had far-reaching influence on media and politics. Now he's leaving The Daily show after 16 years. Jeffrey Brown looks back at Stewart’s impact.
A New York exhibit chronicles prominent cases of images altered by journalists and asks: If seeing is believing, how often are you, the viewer or reader, being misled? Saskia de Melker reports.
How should the U.S. address problems of violent policing? As a nation, we may be asking the police to do certain things that they shouldn't, says Ta-Nehisi Coates. The Atlantic correspondent offers his Brief But Spectacular take on the legacy…
Journalist Maziar Bahari was held for months in a Tehran prison after being arrested while on assignment. He's written a memoir of that ordeal, "Then They Came for Me,” plus directed a documentary called "Forced Confessions." Now he's launched a…
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