Jun 14, 2005

PBS's revised editorial policy, which the PBS Board formally adopted today, includes a new definition of journalistic objectivity that emphasizes transparency over neutrality. Prior to the board's vote on the editorial policy, PBS President Pat Mitchell announced that she plans to hire an ombudsman, an expansion of PBS's editorial oversight that network's Editorial Standards Review Committee recommended in its report.
Marketplace host David Brown will leave the show July 29 to end his Texas-to-Cali commute, marry and have children. Kai Ryssdal will leave Marketplace Morning Report to take over for Brown.