- On-Air Journalist
Brook Silva-Braga is the host of “The Fold from The Washington Post,” the paper’s daily newscast streamed through Google TV, Android devices and washingtonpost.com. Prior to joining The Post, he used journalism and documentary film as handy excuses to travel to more than 50 countries across six continents. The films he returned with include “The China Question,” “One Day in Africa” and “A Map for Saturday.”
Who decides what a doctor is worth?
A little-known committee of doctors help establish the value of every procedure in medicine. Critics say the American Medical Association, doctors’ chief lobbying group, is the wrong organization to do the work.
In Turkey, tear gas scatters protesters
Riot police pushed protesters from Taksim Square Tuesday, further escalating tensions that began with demonstrations over redeveloping a park. The Post’s Michael Birnbaum explains the conflict.
Outside help gives Syrian regime upper hand
Hezbollah, Russia and Iran are providing help to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, changing the momentum of the civil war but not yet decisively. Loveday Morris joins us from Beirut.
Washington’s most lovable loser
The Washington Nationals have clinched the NL East division title but fans are still hoping for one more win this year: a first-ever victory for Teddy in the Presidents’ race.
Tonight on The Fold
Three weeks after attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, the Post’s Michael Birnbaum tells us he was able to walk into the compound and gather sensitive American documents; Chris Cillizza previews tonight’s presidential debate and we explore why TV characters like to punch each other so much.