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What's Next for PBS NewsHour?

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 04.28.2014 | 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?! ...

Obama's Justice Department: Trumpeting a New Victory in War on Freedom of the Press

Norman Solomon | Posted 11.23.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

While mouthing platitudes about respecting press freedom, the president has overseen methodical actions to undermine it. We should retire understated phrases like "chilling effect." With the announcement from Obama's Justice Department on Monday, the thermometer has dropped below freezing.

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.

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...

BEHOLD: Which Journalists Are Giving Commencement Speeches This Year

Posted 04.15.2013 | Media

Over the next month, college graduates will lend their ears to a solid roster of journalists who will dole out words of wisdom in commencement address...

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...

Media Power Couples: Who's The Ultimate Media Duo? (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Power couples are everywhere in the media—from TV reporters and anchors to executives, all the way through to newspaper and magazine writers. We're ...

Rahm Emanuel In Chicago: Teased For Interest In Being Mayor

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, who says he wants to be Chicago mayor someday, was back in the city on Tuesday, but he wasn't...

A Train Ride with the Rich and Famous

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tamar Abrams

The Acela "high-speed" train between Washington, DC and New York City may cost three times as much and not go much faster than the regular Amtrak trai...

Media Power Couples: Who's The Ultimate Media Duo? (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If any industry can be considered incestuous, it's the media. Power couples populate the industry, from TV anchors to executives and even the newspap...

Pay Czar, Kenneth Feinberg: Says Lack of Pay Authority Is Disappointment (Update1)

bloomberg.com | Ian Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Jan. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Kenneth Feinberg, the U.S. special master on executive compensation, said he's disappointed he lacks authority to have greater i...

Rahm Emanuel Roasts Stephen Colbert

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House chief of staff-designate Rahm Emanuel took some time off from the transition Friday night to hurl barbs at his longtime pseudo-nemesis Ste...

Sam Stein

Judy Woodruff Comes To Ifill's Defense

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Colleagues of Gwen Ifill are coming to her defense after conservatives, including members of the McCain campaign, declared her a biased moderator for ...

After Brain Surgery, He's Still The Same Old Robert Novak

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sandy Goodman

His latest column shows that while Novak can be exceedingly gracious to people who helped him through his ordeal, he can still be spiteful and deceptive when it comes to those he doesn't like.

Jason Linkins

Sunday Hosts Under The Microscope At Pre-Convention Panel

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sunday morning was business as usual on the networks, with Face The Nation, Meet The Press, and This Week performing their familiar weekly duties agai...

Not a Good Sunday for Women

Adele Stan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adele Stan

I'll be surprised if McCain doesn't pick a woman. I've long speculated before that such a move would make good sense as McCain seeks to appeal to swing voters.

Tim Meets The Ladies

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's not that there are never women on Meet The Press, and it's also not rare for the opening panel to consist homogeneously of one sex. It's just damned rare for that one sex to be female.