Beat the Press
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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NYT On Trump & Women, CBS News Follows A Heroin Addict, & WHDH's NBC Affiliation
Trump Reset, Election Memes, Obama Interviews & ESPN Rewrite
Mean Tweets, Kelly Ripa, Marty Walsh & Electioneering
Elizabeth Warren For VP?, Curt Schilling, The Boston Guardian & Grant-Funded Journalism
Trump & Fox News, Boston Globe Trump Cover, Baseball Beat & White House Press Corps
Gay Talese, Naming Jackie & The Boston Globe Advice
Wendy Bell, Obama The Media Critic, Corey Lewandowski & NYTimes Retraction?
National Enquirer, Self-Reflection & WBZ Sale
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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