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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  • April 24, 2015

    Tsarnaev Family In Boston, Blur The Middle Finger? Clinton's Media Strategy & Ben Affleck

    28:30

  • April 17, 2015

    The Brian Williams Saga, Video Streaming Apps And Capitol Gyrocopter Stunt

    28:30

  • April 10, 2015

    Shooting Video, Bad News, WHDH Reprimanded And Rants & Raves

    28:30

  • April 3, 2015

    Don't Blame The Media For Boston 2024's Woes

    28:30

  • March 27, 2015

    Boston 2024 Coverage Too Negative? Trial By Tweet, Words To Avoid And Rants & Raves

    28:30

  • March 20, 2015

    'The Jinx,' 'Lynching' In Mississippi, Dubious Statistics And Rants & Raves

    28:30

  • March 13, 2015

    Pressing Hillary, Pamela Smart Case, Journos Play Themselves In 'House Of Cards'

    28:30

  • March 6, 2015

    Question Of 'Alleged,' Disturbing Details And Rants & Raves

    24:30

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