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2022 Year in Review

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This page contains some videos from news agencies, leaders, and companies offering reflections on the year 2022. They are listed in chronological order with the most recent at the top.


PBS (30 Dec 2022)

“NewsHour viewers reflect on the biggest moments of the year” — As we close out one year and look to the next, we bring you some reflections from our viewers on some of their high moments and low ones in 2022, as well as their hopes for themselves and the country in 2023. Their stories were collected by our producer Frank Carlson. [Source] 30 Dec 2022 at 5:40 PM CT

PBS NewsHour (30 Dec 2022)

“Brooks and Capehart on the year in politics and what’s ahead in 2023” — New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to reflect on the year in politics and look ahead to 2023. Plus, they share their favorite memories as Judy departs the NewsHour anchor desk. [Source]

CBS (28 Dec 2022)

“2022 Year in Review” — CBS2 looks back at the biggest headlines of 2022, from politics to entertainment. [Source]

ABC (27 Dec 2022)

“The Year 2022: Remembering the lives lost in 2022” — From musicians, to influencers and icons, “The Year: 2022” pays tribute to some of the lives lost this past year. [Source]

Vox (27 Dec 2022)

“2022, in 7 minutes” — Running up that hill with 8 billion people. [Source]

ABC Australia (22 Dec 2022)

“The World in 2022” — From Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the battle for Kyiv, to Hurricane Ian survival stories, and the search Papua New Guinea’s new beauty queen. Beverley O’Connor presents a special edition of The World with some of 2022’s most memorable reports from the ABC’s team of international correspondents. [Available to Watch Only on YouTube]

NBC News (22 Dec 2022)

“2022: Headlines, Highlights And History” — A look back at the major stories that defined 2022 – including the War in Ukraine, a year of transition for the Royal Family, and the social trends that got everyone talking. Hosted by Joe Fryer and Savannah Sellers. [Source]

TIME (21 Dec 2022)

“2022: A Year In Review” — Following years of uncertainty—and a global pandemic that has proven to be one of the most challenging events in history—we forged on, prepared to tackle what lay ahead. And as we continued to extract the possible from the impossible, this year taught us, above all, that our voices—no matter how big or small—can change the world. [Source]

Microsoft (14 Dec 2022)

“Satya Nadella | 2022: Doing more with less” — In the midst of so many historic constraints, people and organizations have turned to digital technology to amplify what they can do, and what an organization, a community, and ultimately the world can achieve. Over the past year, that has meant being able to do more – and often much, much more – with less. These are some of their stories. [Source]

Google (8 Dec 2022)

“Google — Year in Search 2022” — This year, the world searched “can i change” more than ever before. From changing careers to seeking new outlooks on life, people are finding ways to reimagine themselves and reshape the world around them. [Source]

By Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson is a freelance writer and tech consultant in Iowa City. He is also the founder and Director of the ResourcesForLife.com website. Learn more at AboutGregJohnson.com