Unlike, say, NY1, PBS did the seemingly sensible thing yesterday and chose not to provide live coverage of the Michael Jackson memorial, which was, after all, already being carried by all the major broadcast networks, the cable news channels, various Web sites, etc.
But next week PBS will be providing live coverage of Read More
Ever since the U.S. economy started sinking, countless TV news correspondents and anchors have set out on cross-country road trips to touch base with how Americans in the heartland are coping with the downturn.
Next week on PBS’s NewsHour, Judy Woodruff will check in with a slightly more rarefied demographic of Read More
Tonight Jim Lehrer, host of PBS’s The News Hour, will moderate the first presidential debate of the general election, which will take place at University of Mississippi in Oxford.
PBS will be one of nine networks broadcasting the debate tonight. With Mr. Lehrer in the moderator’s chair, Ray Suarez will anchor PBS’s pre- Read More
On Thursday, September 11, Barack Obama and John McCain will participate in a forum at Columbia University, focusing on "their views on service and civic engagement in the post-9/11, post-Katrina world" which will be moderated by Judy Woodruff of PBS and Richard Stengel of Time.
More from today’s press release:
In their first Read More
Every four years, just as the speculation over potential running mates reaches a fever pitch, contrarian voices speak up to dismiss it all as much ado about nothing. They are wrong.
Take, for example, this Sunday’s Meet the Press. After discussing this year’s usual VP suspects with the shows’ other two panelists, moderator Tom Brokaw Read More
When MSNBC host Keith Olbermann offered Fox News producer Andrea Mackris $99,000 to pay off her reported debts if she, in return, would come up with an audio tape of Fox News star Bill O’Reilly speaking rancid nothings to her on the phone, his viewers took him seriously. By Tuesday, Oct. 26, Mr. Olbermann said Read More