Beat the Press takes a sharp look at how the media, new and old, covers and analyzes the big issues. The weekly half-hour is hosted by Emily Rooney and includes a panel of critical thinkers, including Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University and WGBH's Callie Crossley. Beat the Press recently won the Bart Richards Award for Media Criticism, recognizing its in-depth discussion of the media in 2013, including several segments on coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing.

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  • February 27, 2015

    O'Reilly Week 2, Questioning Obama's Faith, Detriot Walker And Rants & Raves


  • February 20, 2015

    Bill O'Reilly, 'Alleged,' Candidate Profiles And Rants & Raves


  • February 13, 2015

    Remembering Bob Simon and David Carr, Brian Williams' suspension, Jon Stewart's departure.


  • February 6, 2015

    Brian Williams, ISIS Video, 'Anti-Vaccers' And Rants & Raves


  • January 30, 2015

    Blizzard Coverage, Deflategate Redux, Trump 2016? & 'American Sniper' Swipe


  • January 23, 2015

    'Deflategate,' 'No-Go' Uh-Oh, Russia's Troll Army & Rants & Raves


  • January 16, 2015 Blunders, Unequal Terror Attack Coverage & Trouble At Al Jazeera America


  • January 9, 2015

    Newsrooms around the world have had to navigate the potent issues of free speech.


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