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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...

Layoffs Hit 'PBS NewsHour' For First Time In Decades

www.nytimes.com | Posted 06.11.2013 | Media

WASHINGTON — The “PBS NewsHour,” the signature nightly newscast on public television, is planning its first significant round of layoffs in near...

Beyond the Tea Party: How the IRS Is Killing Nonprofit Media

Dan Kennedy | Posted 07.16.2013 | Media
Dan Kennedy

Over the past few years the IRS has virtually stopped approving 501(c)(3) status for nonprofit news organizations. Even when applications for 501(c)(3) status aren't rejected outright, they are stacking up, unacted upon, for months and even years.

Kitchen Suppers

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.22.2012 | Food
Maria Rodale

The other day on my way to work, Eve and I were listening to the BBC Newshour, which is my favorite news show (mostly because of Robin Lustig and Clai...

'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...

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong: 'The Next Phase Of The Internet Is About Content'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

"The next phase of the internet is about content," AOL CEO Tim Armstrong said on Monday's PBS NewsHour. His company had just acquired The Huffington ...

The State Of The (Teachers) Union

John Merrow | Posted 08.16.2012 | Education
John Merrow

The story is not how much the school has improved; it's how. Union rules were in the way, and so teachers took on their union.

Political Debates: Took What I Hated and Made It a Part of Me

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

I would like to applaud Chris Matthews for his interview tonight (October 18) of Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Jack Conway at the University of...

Lucia Graves

Pelosi Open To Cutting The Corporate Tax Rate

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she is open to cutting the corporate tax rate. In a taped interview with the NewsHour's Judy Woodruff...

Where Tea Partiers Live

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

PBS's NewsHour and the Christian Science Monitor have created an interactive map showing the geographic distribution of self-identified Tea Partiers. It reveals some interesting truths about the movement -- and the GOP's future.

Jose Antonio Vargas On The Obama White House's Efforts To Leverage New Media (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Huffington Post Technology & Innovations Editor Jose Antonio Vargas appeared on PBS NewsHour last night to discuss the Obama White House's efforts to ...

Stanley McChrystal On Afghan War: It's A Draw Between U.S., NATO And Taliban

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP)-- The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan says the war is a draw. Gen. Stanley McChrystal says the momentum of the resurgent T...

Reaction to President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize is Another "Teaching Moment"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Are we incapable of recognizing the simple fact that it is much better for America to have a president who is admired and respected in the world than one who is despised and feared?

PBS' "NewsHour With Jim Lehrer" Getting 21st Century Makeover

New York Times | Elizabeth Jensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer," public broadcasting's nightly newscast, is getting a makeover, designed to bring it more fully into the digital era, g...

Post-Election: Call it Decompression

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

He did the strangest thing last night: He turned the TV off. There he was, still in the early part of the evening, with another hour or two of pol...

"Video Your Vote" On PBS And YouTube

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

if you spot (and record on video) something unusual at your polling place, you will have an easy way of uploading it to a place where journalists will have immediate access.

Lehrer Says "NewsHour" Money Woes Are Worst Ever

New York Times | Elizabeth Jensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It has been a rough few weeks for "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" on PBS. In late April, Mr. Lehrer, who turns 74 on Monday, had aortic valve replacem...