Topic: Public Broadcasting Service
'Donor Unknown' director Jerry Rothwell speaks about the inspiration for his film, the characters and the filming process.
06/30/2011 01:28 pm
"Soar with Reading" offers in-flight packages to entertain young travelers with reading games.
06/23/2011 06:54 pm
When KSL-TV, the Mormon-owned NBC affiliate in Salt Lake City, decided not to carry “The Playboy Club" prime-time drama, the station took a stand for its values – and community choice in TV viewing.
06/23/2011 10:00 am
LulzSec and Anonymous have joined forces, and "any government or agency" is the target.
06/20/2011 11:31 pm
A TV journalist tracks the ‘next wave’ of terrorists – the home-grown variety.
06/20/2011 07:10 am
LulzSec recently claimed responsibility for an attack on the website of the US Senate. What drives this shadowy group of pranksters?
06/14/2011 10:52 pm
Notes on the DocPoint Encounters in NYC at Scandinavia House in New York City, June 9, 2011.
06/14/2011 12:21 pm
Sony hackers keep coming as the company detects another intrusion. With a target on its back, what can the company to keep Sony hackers out?
06/03/2011 11:39 am
Latin America Monitor Wake for Brazil's 'greatest black activist' do Nascimento highlights racial progress
A diversity of Brazilians who turned out for the public wake of Abdias do Nascimento, who fought for black rights in a country that imported far more African slaves than America.
05/27/2011 04:16 pm
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's first-ever official session with reporters was a reminder just how useful a term 'the press' still is.
05/27/2011 12:49 pm
Scotland Yard gave President Obama the codename of "chalaque" during his visit to Britain. The Daily Mail says it's a derogatory term in Punjabi. Asra Nomani's grandmother confirms it's not a nice term in Urdu or Hindi either.
05/25/2011 04:19 pm
Will Ferrell is lauded as being a fearless comedian with a sharp eye for the quirks of American culture, but some say he lacks the gravitas to be a national prize-winner.
05/13/2011 08:08 pm
Veteran newsman Jim Lehrer will relinquish the anchor's chair at 'PBS NewsHour' on June 6. Media analysts credit him for the newscast's 'fact-based,' 'well-reasoned,' and 'civilized' approach.
05/12/2011 08:37 pm
Top Picks: 'Eliza Doolittle' album, a documentary about Bhutto, Paul Simon's 'So Beautiful or So What,' and more
A self-titled album from English singer Eliza Doolittle, a documentary about Benazir Bhutto, Paul Simon's new album 'So Beautiful or So What,' and more recommendations.
05/10/2011 10:41 am
Why was someone like me, who craves 'real, thoughtful news' glued to the ridiculous spectacle of Donald Trump and the birthers? Because shaking our finger in righteous anger makes us feel more in control of a complicated world. We just need to channel that anger into self-awareness.
05/04/2011 02:54 pm
A benefit album for Japan recorded by 25 jazz musicians, Michael Connelly's latest courtroom drama 'The Fifth Witness', an album produced for the RPM Challenge, and more recommendations.
05/02/2011 01:45 pm
Churches, nonprofits, and government support teams race toward Alabama as tornado victims wander the rubble. Toothbrushes, clean water, and a roof to sleep under are among the most pressing needs.
04/30/2011 09:51 am
Readers write in about defense spending and the cost of undeclared wars as well as the US Civil War legacy.
04/25/2011 11:00 am
The Civil War, which began 150 years ago Tuesday, has long been a potent theme in film – highlighted by the release of a new Civil War film by Robert Redford Friday.
04/12/2011 07:17 pm
Top Picks: 'Bill Moyers: The Language of Life,' a funny Bob Dylan album, Joe Bonamassa's 'Dust Bowl,' and more
Bill Moyers' DVD anthology on spoken poetry, live recordings of a Bob Dylan concert, Joe Bonamassa's latest album 'Dust Bowl', and more recommendations.
04/06/2011 02:17 pm
Bestselling author Sarah Vowell takes on the story of the Americanization of Hawaii.
04/06/2011 07:05 am
Ken Burns's miniseries documentary 'The Civil War,' a Dallas festival dedicated to famed playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote, a mobile phone application to track your tax return, and more recommendations.
03/28/2011 01:51 pm
Two new television shows on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), a creative retelling of 'Camelot', a web plugin that blocks all references to Charlie Sheen, and more recommendations.
03/21/2011 06:36 pm
Barack Obama entered the White House responsible for two wars he had inherited. Now, as Iraq winds down and Afghanistan drags on, he finds himself at the outset of possible US combat in Libya.
03/19/2011 02:11 pm
The GOP-led House, determined to trim spending and emboldened by NPR's recent black eyes, voted Thursday to end NPR's federal funding. Under the bill, no public radio stations could use taxpayer dollars to buy NPR programs.
03/17/2011 08:54 pm