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What's Next for PBS NewsHour?

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 02.26.2014 | Media
Alison van Diggelen

PBS NewsHour may have found one answer to the plunge in television viewers and that's PBS Digital Studio's new online show, Everything but the News, the brainchild of Steve Goldbloom and Noah Pink.

First Female Co-Anchor Team On Colbert Report

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.24.2013 | Media

Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff appeared on the Colbert Report on Wednesday to talk about what life's been like since the two became the first female co-...

Ready for Obamacare? Tuned In, and Ticked Off

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.28.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Hey, PBS! What's the big idea?! ...

Gwen Ifill: "I'm Very Touched"

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 11.05.2013 | Media

NEW YORK — Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff didn't think much about the milestone upon being appointed the first women to co-anchor a national daily...

History Making TV Journalist Belva Davis Shares Passion, Advice

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 10.22.2013 | San Francisco
Alison van Diggelen

Belva Davis, who hosted KQED's This Week in Northern California for almost 20 years, explains why she admires PBS Newshour's anchors Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill; and why journalists need both curiosity and passion to create a successful career.

Back to School List: 5 Reasons to Consider a Women's College

Helen Drinan | Posted 10.20.2013 | College
Helen Drinan

Women's colleges are a great option for young women, but one that few students or parents ever consider. Here are five factors to consider as you think through the process.

Gwen Ifill Speaks Out About Historic Appointment

Posted 08.09.2013 | Media

Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff made history on Tuesday when it was announced that they will be the first female co-anchors of an evening news broadcast....

Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill Named 'PBS NewsHour' Co-Anchors

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 10.06.2013 | Media

Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill were named co-anchors and managing editors of "PBS NewsHour" on Tuesday, becoming the first female co-anchors of an eveni...

John King Causes Controversy By Calling Suspect 'Dark-Skinned Male'

Posted 06.17.2013 | Media

CNN's John King caused some controversy on Wednesday when he said that a potential suspect in the Boston bombings was a "dark-skinned male." King w...

Gwen, Greta Clash On 'This Week'

Posted 01.07.2013 | Media

PBS' Gwen Ifill clashed with Fox News host Greta Van Susteren during a discussion about gun control on ABC's Sunday public affairs program, "This Week...

Michael Calderone

Why Do Journalists Still Flock To Conventions?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.05.2012 | Media

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- On the morning of Aug. 30, Sheelah Kolhatkar, a features editor and national correspondent for Bloomberg Businessweek, made her way...

Janell Ross

Univision Creates Presidential Candidate Forum

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 08.25.2012 | Latino Voices

Univision, the network behind the nation’s most-watched Spanish-language news programs, announced late Thursday that it will host a pair of Facebook...

Chorus Of Complaints About Debates Grows Louder

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.18.2012 | Media

Increasingly, it seems like the only people happy with the upcoming presidential debate moderators are the four lucky people who have been chosen. Fri...

Election Coverage Gets Historic First For Women

Posted 08.20.2012 | Media

In less than two weeks, Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will make history as the first all-female team ever to host coverage of the conventions. TV N...

Crowley Speaks Out On New Post

Posted 08.15.2012 | Media

CNN's Candy Crowley, who was named a presidential debate moderator for the 2012 election, spoke out on being the first woman in 20 years to hold such ...

Which Female Debate Moderator Would You Select?

Posted 08.10.2012 | Media

As the 2012 presidential election approaches convention season, some have been wondering who will moderate the upcoming presidential debates and if th...

Romney's Veep Pick and Foreign Policy

Heath Brown | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics
Heath Brown

Foreign policy may not determine who wins the election but it will likely animate the upcoming debates, and who Governor Romney chooses will quickly be confronted with articulating to the nation their views on many of the key foreign policy issues.

Christina Wilkie

PBS Host Hit By Conservative Website For Emceeing LGBT Clinic Gala

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.19.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Gwen Ifill, the author and "PBS News Hour" correspondent, is under fire from a conservative media outlet over her decision to serve as e...

'PBS NewsHour' Struggles Through Staff Changes

nytimes.com | ELIZABETH JENSEN | Posted 01.07.2012 | Media

It's never good when a news organization loses its political editor just a year before a presidential election. But in the next two weeks, "The PBS Ne...

Denzel Washington: We Are Failing Our Kids

Posted 11.22.2011 | Education

Academy Award-winning film director Ron Howard, basketball star LeBron James, musical artist Ashanti and Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington...

Arianna: There's No Time To Lose In The Fight To Save The Middle Class

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on PBS' "Newshour" with cohost Gwen Ifill Thursday night to discuss the ongoing "crumbling" of the nation's middle class and the thre...

Sunday Morning TV Gripes

Stephen Kaus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen Kaus

Random thoughts while zipping through the Sunday morning shows, from the tape-delay of the Olympics to the surprising revelation that Peggy Noonan and Hugh Hewitt are hypocrites

Jake Tapper, Terry Moran Guest-Hosting "This Week": Who Should Replace George Stephanopoulos? (POLL)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Jake Tapper and Terry Moran — the two ABC News personalities seen as possible replacements for George Stephanopoulos on "This Week" — will...

As Anchors Change at ABC and MSNBC, Will Executives Ignore Diversity Again?

Eric Deggans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Deggans

Until you work on these issues, it's hard to appreciate how difficult it is to diversify newsrooms. But it's time for TV outlets to cast their gaze beyond the usual suspects.

Reid, Race, and the Party-Based Double Standard

Richard Grenell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Grenell

It's clear that Democratic elites discuss race one way privately and another way publicly. It's also clear that there is an obscene, party-based double standard when it comes to discussing these issues.