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PBS NewsHour Eliminating San Francisco Bureau

June 11, 2013 | 9:52 am

PBS NewsHour Eliminating San Francisco Bureau

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A couple of reports this morning based on a leaked internal memo said PBS NewsHour was planning on shuttering its San Francisco bureau, and now Poynter is reporting that a spokesman for the show has confirmed the closure. The staff reductions include longtime correspondent Spencer Michels, a native of San Francisco and former news anchor […]

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Public Broadcasting Icon Jim Lehrer Stepping Down

May 12, 2011 | 12:20 pm

Public Broadcasting Icon Jim Lehrer Stepping Down

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It was inevitable, but it’s still sad to see him go. Jim Lehrer has announced that after 36 years, he will be vacating the anchor chair at the PBS NewsHour. You can read all the details at PBS.org. For us in the KQED newsroom, today’s announcement is a reminder of the tremendous contributions Lehrer has […]

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