News & Then was created under the tenet that digital media can be a powerful tool for connection and engagement, and can deepen our understanding of the world we live in and the historic struggles that have shaped it. Using the PMP, News & Then connects history with current events.
News & Then, a digital platform for WGBH and PBS’s American Experience
News & Then presents current events and conversations related to social justice–pulled from the PMP–and connects them to a larger story, as told by American Experience’s films. Using the PMP, News & Then breathes new life into archived content by showing the connection between history and today’s events.
The PMP breathes new life into archived content by connecting visitors to current news stories.