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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Ben Carson, Trump & SNL, GOP Debates & Essena O'Neill
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DraftKings, Gun Control, National Enquirer & HuffPo
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Jerry Remy's son is accused of murder.
NPR reporter eviscerates one of the network's own award-winning reports.
The great debate over whether journalism is still a viable profession.
Emily Rooney and her panel discuss their likes and dislikes of the week.
Tweeting your mother's final moments, inappropriate?
A wide open race with 12 candidates has Boston reporters tied up in knots.
Boston's newest talk radio station comes courtesy of a newspaper.
Beat The Press evaluates currents events and offers their opinion.
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