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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O'Reilly Week 2, Questioning Obama's Faith, Detriot Walker And Rants & Raves
Bill O'Reilly, 'Alleged,' Candidate Profiles And Rants & Raves
Remembering Bob Simon and David Carr, Brian Williams' suspension, Jon Stewart's departure.
Brian Williams, ISIS Video, 'Anti-Vaccers' And Rants & Raves
Blizzard Coverage, Deflategate Redux, Trump 2016? & 'American Sniper' Swipe
'Deflategate,' 'No-Go' Uh-Oh, Russia's Troll Army & Rants & Raves
Boston.com Blunders, Unequal Terror Attack Coverage & Trouble At Al Jazeera America
Newsrooms around the world have had to navigate the potent issues of free speech.
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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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