Public Broadcasting

Is the American Political Divide the Media's Fault?

Five Years Ago Today, this Web Press was Born to Counter the Fourth Estate Brooks Boliek The Boliek house in Takoma Park, Maryland, where this site was started five years ago today… The Big Picture by Glynn Wilson THE BUNKER – Five years ago today, I huddled in front of a little apple red iMac…

Bill Moyers Profiles E.O. Wilson

Bill Moyers profiles Alabama native and world renowned scientist E.O. Wilson Friday, July 6, on the latest edition of “Bill Moyers Journal.” The show took a new spot on PBS in April under the same name as the old show canceled in 1981. Moyers talks to Wilson about subjects ranging from his work cataloging every…

Record of Iraq War Lies to Air April 25 on PBS

The Bush Administration lied us into an unending war – with the help of the media, according to a Bill Moyers special to air Wednesday, April 25, at 8 p.m. CDT on Public Television. Sources say he documents the lies of both the Bush Administration and the media to sell the Iraq war to the…

Why We Need PBS News

If you are curious about the changes going on in American news gathering and delivery, from print newspapers to the Web, PBS Frontline is a good place to turn. Drawing on more than 80 interviews with key figures in the print, broadcast and electronic media, and with unequaled, behind-the-scenes access to some of today’s most…

PBS: Christmas In Yellowstone

Public Broadcasting’s “Nature” aired a show tonight well worth catching on the re-run. “Christmas In Yellowstone” was a breathtaking look at wintertime deep within America’s first national park, stretching across more than 2.2 million acres of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. Yellowstone National Park is one of the greatest expanses of unspoiled nature and wildlife anywhere…

APT’s For The Record Runs Special on Cuba

Alabama Public Television’s “For The Record” news show is running a special series on the state’s connections to Cuba. Watch Thursday, September 7 for the segment on Cuba’s economy. As a communist country, Cuba’s economy operates very differently from our own. There are issues involving converting currency, the currency used in the country and the…

PBS Frontline’s Country Boys: Riveting Film or…

OK, I lied. Allow me to be just a tad snarky . . . at least for a minute or two. After watching opening day in the Senate confirmation hearings on President Bush’s choice to replace Sandra Day O’Connor on the U.S. Supreme Court – an allegedly “poor” judge from New Jersey named Sam Alito…