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 20
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Fumble!; Belichick on Butler; Fringe Benefit?; Wynn Lose
Youthful Indiscretion; Price of Popularity; Equitable Coverage?; Cliche Parade
No Respect; Trust Us; Piece of Work; Rants & Raves
Media Misconduct?; Media Heal Thyself; Partisan Divide; Rants & Raves
Expletive Explanation; Book Backlash; Forced Outing?; Request For Comment
'Fire and Fury'; Non-Disclosure; None on One?; Rants & Raves
2017 in Review: Covering Donald Trump, Sexual Harassment, and the Shifts in Local Media
No Names; Southern Discomfort; 'A Great Ride'; Rants & Raves
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.