Gwen Ifill

Talk with your students about Aretha Franklin: They all know the Queen of Soul

<b>Directions:</b><p>Read the summary below, <i>first.</i> Then watch the video and answer the discussion questions. <i>Teaching tip</i>: To help students follow along easier, …

Aretha Franklin

Remembering Aretha Franklin, the soulful voice of our time

<b>Judy Woodruff:</b><p>A legend is gone. Aretha Franklin died today at the age of 76. Her doctor said the cause was pancreatic cancer. One of the best-selling …

Aretha Franklin

Christiane Amanpour: ‘My Job Is Not to Preach to the Choir. I Believe in Being Truthful, Not Neutral’

“Don’t whine that you can’t find fair and unbiased news sources…They exist, but you have to actively seek them out.”<p>CNN chief international anchor …

Christiane Amanpour

The True Crime Doc 'Bad Henry' Explores A Terrifying Serial Killer Case Targeting Young Black Women

Recent shows and podcasts like NPR's <i>Serial</i> and Netflix's <i>Making a Murderer</i> may have reignited the current obsession with true crime, but one network …

Crime

The Trump administration wants to roll back endangered species protections | Washington Week

<b>By Emilie Plesset<br>Gwen Ifill Fellow</b><p>The Trump administration unveiled last week its proposal to roll back several provisions in the Endangered Species …

Wildlife

Robert Costa's Notebook: A new set, and a special moment, for 'Washington Week' | Washington Week

<b>By Robert Costa</b><p>When some of nation’s best reporters sit down at the “Washington Week” table on July 20, they’ll see a lot around them that’s bright …

The White House

New York City students earn NLP’s Gwen Ifill Award — News Literacy Project

“Checkology® taught me to seek news rather than receiving it, so I went out and investigated it myself,” Sophia Fiallo told a July 12 awards ceremony …

New York City

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs announces 2018 Gwen Ifill Legacy Fellows at local PBS stations | PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs announces 2018 Gwen Ifill Legacy Fellows at local PBS stations<p>Washington, DC (May 24, 2018) – PBS NewsHour …

High School

Simmons College to become university

Simmons College announced Saturday that it has achieved university status and will change its name as of Sept. 1.<p>Simmons University will operate …

Boston

CPJ announces 2018 International Press Freedom Award winners

New York, June 14, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists will honor journalists from Sudan, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Vietnam with its 2018 …

Journalism

President Trump signs “Right to Try” bill into law | Washington Week

<b>By Emilie Plesset<br>Gwen Ifill Fellow</b><p>President Donald Trump signed the ‘Right to Try’ bill into law on Wednesday. The legislation makes it easier for …

Health Care

HuffPost Expands Its Reporting, Video And Audio Teams With Latest Round Of New Hires

HuffPost today announced a series of new hires, adding members to the reporting, video and audio teams across three time zones. These new hires will help HuffPost to achieve its 2018 goals of growing reach, loyalty and engagement with existing and new audiences alike.<p><b>Lena Jackson</b> will join the …

Entertainment

Ten classroom resources for teaching students about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. | PBS NewsHour Extra

This resource page includes a quick guide to the March on Washington, an interactive timeline of the civil rights movement and a glossary of terms. …

Black History

Chris Guarino Joins 'The Hill' As Executive Producer, TV Division

Political news publisher <i>The Hill</i>has tapped Chris Guarino to become executive producer of its recently created digital video division.<p>Guarino will …

Media Industry

Judy Woodruff named sole anchor of 'PBS NewsHour'

PBS is naming Judy Woodruff the sole anchor of the "NewsHour," its flagship nightly newscast.<p>The announcement on Thursday formalized the future of the "NewsHour," nearly a year and a half after Woodruff's co-anchor Gwen Ifill died.<p>"Gwen's passing was a tragic and shocking event," Sara Just, the …

Media Industry

#OneGreatWoman: Gwen Ifill

Stephanie Ruhle<p>Did White House Counsel Don McGahn flip on the president?<p>03:19<p>Why Don McGahn's testimony is crucial to Mueller's investigation<p>09:45<p>PA …

Stephanie Ruhle

'Achoo' Alert: Simmons College Sneezes at 'God Bless You'

Saying "God bless you" after somebody sneezes appears to be a no-no at Simmons College.<p>The National Review reports the common phrase — which has been …

Conservative View

Jobs | PBS NewsHour

Politics Jun 28<p>By Juliet Linderman, Associated Press<p>World Jun 28<p>By Bassem Mroue, Associated Press<p>Nation Jun 28<p>By Martha Irvine, Michael Tarm, …

Broadcast Media

Reporter's Notebook: 2017's Unanswered Media Questions

Will Megyn Kelly keep up her momentum? Will Bill O'Reilly return to TV? And more ...<p>2017 brought more questions than answers. Below, I've highlighted …

Media Industry

Hollywood Tries to Reboot the Anita Hill Franchise. Again.

Hollywood these days is investing more and more resources into rebooting old franchises. And not just in movies. Last week, a new blue-ribbon …

Sexual Harassment

Simmons College Renames College of Media, Arts and Humanities in Memory of Journalist and Alumna Gwen Ifill

via jbhe.com Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts, announced that it will rename its College of Media, Arts and Humanities after Gwen Ifill, the …

Good News

Bret Baier Selected for Taishoff Award

Fox News chief political anchor Bret Baier has been selected as winner of the 2017 Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism.<p>The …

Media Industry

Universities revoke journalism awards given to Charlie Rose

PHOENIX (AP) — Charlie Rose, who was fired this week by CBS News and whose program was canceled by PBS in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women, had accolades from two universities rescinded Friday.<p>Panels at both Arizona State University and the University of Kansas met this …

Charlie Rose

Veteran TV host Charlie Rose stripped of honours by two journalism schools

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - Two journalism schools on Friday (Nov 24) rescinded honours they had previously awarded to news broadcaster Charlie Rose after …

2 university programs rescind Charlie Rose's journalism awards after sexual harassment allegations

Two university journalism programs on Friday stripped renowned journalist and former TV host Charlie Rose of awards following the numerous sexual harassment allegations against Rose that have emerged in recent days.<p>His Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism award was rescinded by …

U.S. Politics

Rest In Power: ‘Cosby Show’ Actor Earle Hyman Dead At 91

Source: Paul Vozdic / Getty<p>Sadly, we’ve lost another legend in our community. The <i>Cosby Show’s</i> <b>Earle Hyman</b> has died at the age of 91.<p>According to NBC …

Women of Color

African American women face a more aggressive type of endometrial cancer. Researchers can’t explain why

It’s a puzzle with answers that have long eluded researchers: African American women are more likely to have a more aggressive form of endometrial …

Cancer

Beloved Journalist Gwen Ifill Will Now Have A Media & Arts Program Named After Her At Simmons College

Renowned journalis and author Gwen Ifill is still being celebrated one year after her untimely passing, and now she’s receiving a well-deserved honor …

Presidential Debate

What we find in Gwen Ifill’s words, one year later

On March 24, 2016, seven months and three weeks before she died, Gwen Ifill sent out a tweet. “Thinking of writing something about meanness,” it …

Gwen

Simmons College Is Naming a New School After the Late Gwen Ifill

Legendary TV and print journalist the late <b>Gwen Ifill</b> is receiving a unique honor.<p>Today, Simmons College announced the Gwen Ifill College of Media, …

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