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Five Good Questions for Gwen Ifill

Gwen Ifill has made a career out of asking questions.

Now she's ready to answer yours.

Gwen, the moderator of "Washington Week" and a senior correspondent for "The NewsHour," is the next participant in "Five Good Questions," our new feature that allows you to engage directly with key people at PBS.

Want to ask Gwen what it's like to chat up the nation's top reporters each Friday night on "Washington Week?" Curious about some of the stories she's covered for "The NewsHour?" Eager to learn more about her friendship with the late Tim Russert?

Leave your questions in the comments section below. If you prefer, you may e-mail them to me. As always, please keep your questions on topic.

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Submitted by vastleft on

The media all-but-unanimously pronounced Colin Powell's fact-challenged Feb. 2003 UN presentation "compelling."

As a direct result, the public supported a disastrous and unnecessary war.

What has changed in Beltway reporting as a result of this deadly fiasco?

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Submitted by DCblogger on

she needs to get questions like that.

Submitted by jawbone on

appropriate for use in centrifuges, per experts in atomic weaponry, this was not reported as a counterpoint to the Bush administration's statements that they were a sure sign of Iraq developing atomic weapons.

Why didn't the NewsHour make a point of reporting all the facts pertaining to Iraq during the run-up to the Iraq Invasion?

(I remember reading a commenter in WI writing that Jim Lehrer, during a book tour appearance on a WI public radio show, said he did know who Amy Goodman was or about her program Democracy Now. I was amazed--until I realized the Villagers do believe all there is to know can be found among the other Villagers. Villagers of the Damned Idiots....)