The PBS Newshour is the national, nightly news program seen on PBS. The Erdos & Morgan Opinion Leader survey ranks The NewsHour first among all television news programs as the most credible, most objective, most influential and most current news program on television. It is seen five nights a week on more than 315 PBS stations across the country and is also available online, via public radio in select markets and via podcast. Under-Told Stories Project director Fred de Sam Lazaro has served as a correspondent for the program since 1985, covering international health, development, religion and human rights stories, in addition to reporting from the upper Midwest, where The Project is based.
Since its debut in 1997, Religion & Ethics Newsweekly has set itself apart from the mainstream media by providing distinctive, cutting-edge news coverage and analysis of national and international events in the ever-changing religious world. Hosted by veteran journalist Bob Abernethy and produced by Thirteen/WNET New York, the acclaimed one-of-a-kind TV show examines religion’s role — and the ethical dimensions — behind top news headlines. Under-Told Stories Project has been producing feature stories for Religion & Ethics Newsweekly since 1999. Fred de Sam Lazaro frequently serves as a substitute host for the program.
The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is an innovative non-profit leader in supporting the independent international journalism that U.S. media organizations are increasingly less willing to undertake. The Center focuses on under-reported topics, promoting high-quality international reporting and creating platforms that reach broad and diverse audiences.