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obituaries

Photo: PBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff says 'my heart was broken' at funeral of co-anchor Gwen Ifill in Washington, DC - @cptime

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obituaries

Photo: Program for the funeral of PBS NewsHour anchor Gwen Ifill in Washington, DC - Instagram user adr1600

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Gwen Ifill

Video: PBS NewsHour leads with news of Gwen Ifill's death - @NewsHour

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Gwen Ifill

PBS on Gwen Ifill's death: 'Gwen was one of America's leading lights in journalism and a fundamental reason public media is considered a trusted window on the world by audiences across the nation' - @samsanders

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Gwen Ifill

Editor's note: Journalist Gwen Ifill has worked for The Washington Post, New York Times, NBC News and PBS, and was one of the most prominent African American panelists and moderators, The Post reports. WETA President and CEO Sharon Percy Rockefeller told her staff that Ifill died in hospice in Washington, D.C. The Daily Beast reports she was private about her health and was reluctant to publicly share the details of her battle with cancer. - Stephanie

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Gwen Ifill

i cannot think of what there is to say about the loss of Gwen, who was such a stellar journalist and a decent, decent person - @jaketapper

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Gwen Ifill

Just heartbroken about losing Gwen Ifill. She owned every beat she was on, whether at the @nytimes @NBCNews or @NewsHour or anywhere else - @chucktodd

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Gwen Ifill

Journalist Gwen Ifill has died, PBS confirms; she was 61 - Daily Beast

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television

Amazon gets exclusive rights to stream PBS children's TV shows as part of its Prime membership - New York Times

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media

PBS plans 24-hour TV channel, web stream for its kids shows - CNN

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theater

PBS to air behind-the-scenes documentary on Broadway smash musical 'Hamilton' - @Variety

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business

HBO makes deal to air new 'Sesame Street' episodes ahead of PBS, will double show's production, Dow Jones reports - @CNBCnow

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PBS

PBS to air 7-part Ken Burns documentary on the Roosevelt political dynasty - @AP

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PBS

Ira Rubenstein, 2-decade entertainment industry veteran who has worked at Sony, 20th Century Fox and Marvel Entertainment, joins PBS as general manager of digital - @Variety

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Aereo ruled illegal by Supreme Court

Statement from PBS, Univision and Fox on Aereo Supreme Court challenge: 'We are confident the Court will recognize that this has never been about stifling new video distribution technologies, but has always been about stopping a copyright violator who redistributes television programming without permission or compensation' - via @brianstelter

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Thailand political crisis, 2013-2014

Thai PBS broadcaster reportedly seized by anti-government protesters - @W7VOA

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Apple TV

Apple TV adds Yahoo and PBS to list of content stream providers - @allthingsd

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television

PBS renews 'Tavis Smiley' late-night talk show for 2 seasons - @AP

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Downton Abbey

PBS' Masterpiece renews TV series 'Downton Abbey' for 5th season - @Variety

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United Nations General Assembly 2013

Iranian President Rouhani says he gave interviews to CNN, PBS and Washington Post during his stay in New York - live video

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