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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Trump Taxes, Clowning Around & Outed Author
Campaign Reset, Debate Moderators, Ailes Settlement & British Tabloid Sting
Convention Coverage, Jill Stein, Arts Coverage & Olympics
Nice Attacks, Joe Walsh, Convention Coverage & Pokemon Go
Shooting Videos Shared On Social Media, Gretchen Carlson & Kushner Defends Trump
Calling 9-1-1 and the right to privacy, Lewandowski’s New Gig, & #HouseProtest.
Boston Globe Editorial, Anderson Cooper's Orlando Coverage & Trump Pulls Washington Post
Media Coverage of Sex Crimes, and the A.P. Jumping the Gun on Primaries
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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