Elizabeth Ross

Associate Producer, WGBH

Elizabeth Ross appears in the following:

Congress Debates the Farm Bill as Deadline Approaches

Thursday, June 21, 2018

A look at the potential outcomes of the Farm Bill and its impact on farmers. 


Study Finds Proposition 47 Increased Theft Crimes in California

Thursday, June 14, 2018

A new study released this week found that a controversial ballot measure passed by voters in California in November 2014, led to an increase in thefts, including car break-ins.


With Trump-Kim Summit Underway, a North Korean Defector Speaks Out

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

As President Trump and Kim Jong-un discuss the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, some people see a major omission: human rights. 


On 50th Anniversary Of His Father's Death, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Finds Meaning In RFK's Life

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

On June 5, 1968, Senator Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles shortly after winning California's Democratic presidential primary.


Student Activists Push for Asian-American Studies Programs

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Asians are the fastest growing ethnic group in the country, but few colleges and universities offer programs about Asian-American history or culture.


Swift Prosecution of ISIS Suspects in Iraq Raises Alarm

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

In recent months, the Iraqi justice system has been swiftly punishing those charged with supporting ISIS. But there are major concerns about the process.


Republicans Roll Back Dodd-Frank Regulations Passed After Recession

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

In a bipartisan move, the House voted to exempt thousands of small and medium-sized banks from Dodd-Frank's financial restrictions. It now heads to President Trump for his signature.


New Report Examines Diversity in America’s Newsrooms

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

A new report out today considers the current state of racial and gender diversity in newsrooms around the country.


Why British Comedian Gina Yashere Won't Be Watching the Royal Wedding

Friday, May 18, 2018

On Saturday, Prince Harry will marry American actress Meghan Markle. The two will tie the knot at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, just over 20 miles west of London.


Outcry After Rape Survivor Sentenced to Death in Sudan

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

A death sentence case involving a woman in Sudan who killed her husband has brought international condemnation.


Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban on Sports Gambling

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

A new decision from the Supreme Court is paving the way to broader legalization sports betting, a practice that was previously restricted by federal law.


Gina Haspel Faces Tough Confirmation to Head C.I.A.

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

President Trump's pick to serve as the director of the C.I.A. Gina Haspel is expected to be challenged about her role in the agency's use of controversial interrogation tactics.


New York A.G. Eric Schneiderman Resigns Amid Sex Abuse Allegations

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

New York's Democratic Attorney General has resigned after being asked to step aside by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Schneiderman was the subject of several allegations of sexual abuse.


The 50th Anniversary of Bill Russell's Historic N.B.A. Championship Win

Friday, May 04, 2018

50 years ago this week, former Boston Celtics player-coach Bill Russell became the first black coach ever to win a major professional championship.


Malaysian 'Fake News' Law Targets Government Critics

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Malaysia has convicted the first person under their new law outlawing 'fake news.' Salah Salem Saleh Sulaiman pleaded guilty under the law for posting a contentious Youtube video.


FCC Chair Ajit Pai Promised to Scrap Net Neutrality. So Why Hasn't He Done it Yet?

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Over four months ago, the F.C.C. voted to repeal rules that ensure equal and open access to the Internet for everyone, but those protections are somehow still in a place.


Sea-Level Rise Endangers Centuries-Old Farms in Maryland

Thursday, April 05, 2018

Saltwater has been flooding into farms in the Chesapeake Bay region and destroying land that has been farmed since colonial times.


How James Brown Kept Boston Calm After MLK Jr.'s Assassination

Thursday, April 05, 2018

After the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., James Brown helped keep the peace in Boston with a legendary concert.


Controversial Online University Launches Next Month

Friday, March 30, 2018

For the first time in the history of American higher education, a state public university has purchased a for-profit college and the deal is stirring some controversy.


Heeding Court Order, Wisconsin Governor Calls for Special Elections

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker faces a deadline today to call special elections to fill two legislative seats that have been open since December.