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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  • June 26, 2015

    SCOTUS Ruling On Gay Marriage, Media Criticism & POTUS Says N-Word

    28:30

  • June 19, 2015

    Charleston Shooting, Dolezal's NBC Exclusive, Donald Trump's Candidacy & Brian Williams' N

    28:30

  • June 12, 2015

    Controversial Jenner Op-Eds, NY Prison Escape & A Debate About Debates

    28:30

  • June 5, 2015

    'Call Me Caitlyn,' Roslindale Shooting Video & Advertorials

    24:30

  • May 29, 2015

    Boston 2024, Twitter Throws Troll Off Site And The Fight For Access To Public Records

    28:30

  • May 22, 2015

    George Stephanopoulos, Seymour Hersh, and Deflategate

    28:30

  • May 8, 2015

    DeflateGate, Free Speech Or Hate Speech? And A False Report In Baltimore

    28:30

  • May 1, 2015

    News Cameras Causing Unrest In Baltimore? Anti-Death Penalty Agenda & Fitzpatrick's Fall F

    28:30

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