By Barry Garron , Freelance Contributor | January 20, 2022
“The reporting I have been doing for the last five years involves interviewing people who are armed and oftentimes very not happy with the mainstream media, not happy with me,” ProPublica’s A.C. Thompson told TV critics.
By Barry Garron , Freelance Contributor | August 12, 2021
Speaking during the Television Critics Association summer press tour, Burns said he supported PBS’ new initiatives to increase programming diversity.
By Barry Garron , Freelance Contributor | February 3, 2021
During the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, President Paula Kerger cited gains in stations’ membership revenues and the Biden administration’s focus on education as bright spots.
By Barry Garron , Freelance Contributor | July 29, 2020
At an executive session with the PBS president, Ken Burns and Henry Louis Gates Jr. discussed how the pandemic has affected productions of their next major series.
By Barry Garron , Freelance Contributor | September 4, 2019
Premiering on PBS Sept. 15, the documentarian’s latest film follows the evolution of country music from 1923 to the mid-1990s.
By Dru Sefton , Senior Editor | November 17, 2017
The site’s name, Unum, is taken from the U.S. motto “e pluribus unum” — from many, one.
By Jill Goldsmith , Contributing Editor | September 1, 2017
Stations are staging local events and creating original content tied to the 18-hour Ken Burns series, debuting Sep. 17.
By Barry Garron , Freelance Contributor | July 31, 2017
“There is no plan B” to replace federal funding, Paula Kerger told TV critics during her executive session at the Summer Press Tour.
By Barry Garron , Freelance Contributor | March 8, 2017
With examinations of Vietnam and the Great War, the documentarians are focusing on stories to help younger viewers understand today’s conflicts.