The more heated the fight over health care reform becomes, the more many Americans grow skeptical of how the media is covering the fiercely partisan debate. Jeffrey Brown reports.
Journalist and author Alex Jones speaks with Jeffrey Brown about the uncertain future of journalism, as well as his new book, "Losing the News."…
In other news, health care reform legislation advanced in the House, but stalled in the Senate, and a spending bill that removed funding for F-22 fighter jets was approved.
It's been more than a quarter century since Walter Cronkite retired as anchor of the CBS Evening News, but his impact on journalism persists. Robert MacNeil and Todd Gitlin of Columbia University speak with Gwen Ifill about Cronkite's reporting legacy.
By PBS NewsHour
Walter Cronkite, now an American icon, covered the biggest stories of the 20th century with unfailing reliability as an anchorman for CBS Evening News. He died Friday after a long illness at his home in New York at age 92.
As demonstrators in Tehran continued to rally against the results of this month's disputed presidential election, Iranian-Americans reacted to the news. NewsHour correspondent Jeffrey Kaye reports.
Here are some of this week's arts and culture headlines from public broadcasters around the nation.
Question: It seems that almost all of the news we hear about the government’s bailout of the banks is negative, as if the American taxpayer will never see another dime of the bailout money again. But isn’t it true…
The Senate resumed debate on the $900 economic stimulus package that hit snags among Republicans concerned about the rising costs of the package. Jim Lehrer reports on this and other top news of the day.
National Public Radio announced Wednesday that it will cancel two programs and lay off 64 staff members -- its first staff cuts in 25 years. Ellen Weiss, NPR's senior vice president for news, discusses the cuts and the recession's worsening…
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