Brook Silva-Braga
Brook Silva-Braga
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.”

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Who decides what a doctor is worth?

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

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

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.
Fred Armisen: Correspondents’ dinner is ‘just like Portlandia’

Fred Armisen: Correspondents’ dinner is ‘just like Portlandia’

Celebrities like Fred Armisen and MC Hammer stopped to talk with The Washington Post’s Brook Silva-Braga at the 2013 White House correspondents’ dinner on Saturday.
Six Degrees of News - Mar. 13, 2013

Six Degrees of News - Mar. 13, 2013

A rare blizzard blankets Europe; a trio of jail breakers are caught; hundreds of dead pigs float down a Shanghai river and more.
Washington’s most lovable loser

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

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.
Bob Woodward on “The Price of Politics”

Bob Woodward on “The Price of Politics”

Bob Woodward discusses his new book, “The Price of Politics,” and what the next round of debt ceiling negotiations could look like.
Info Desk: The Mars Rover Explained

Info Desk: The Mars Rover Explained

VIDEO | Emi Kolawole takes a shift at the “Information Desk” to answer questions about the Mars Rover.
National parks feel budget squeeze

National parks feel budget squeeze

Many of America’s national parks and monuments are feeling the pinch of a 6% funding cut , with more budget challenges on the horizon.

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