A Special 20th Anniversary Episode Of Beat The Press
Creator and host Emily Rooney reflects on the biggest media moments of the past two decades.
Meet the Host
Emily RooneyEmily Rooney is the creator and former host of Greater Boston. Since 1997, Emily has brought her journalistic credentials and deep knowledge of media, politics and culture to the WGBH audience and has earned numerous awards, including the National Press Club's prestigious Arthur Rowse Award for Press Criticism, a series of New England Emmy Awards, and Associated Press recognition for Best News/Talk Show.
Before coming to WGBH, Emily was director of political coverage and special events at Fox Network in New York from 1994 to 1997. Prior to that, she was executive producer of ABC World News Tonight with Peter Jennings. Emily also worked at WCVB-TV in Boston from 1979 to 1993, where she served as news director for three years and as assistant news director before that.
November 30, 2018
Beat the Press: November 30, 2018Beat The Press Full Show: 11/30/18
November 16, 2018
Beat the Press: November 16, 2018Beat The Press Full Show: 11/16/18
November 9, 2018
Beat the Press: November 9, 2018FULL SHOW: Accosta Banned; Deepfake Videos; Media Personalities Campaign; Rants & Raves
November 2, 2018
Beat the Press: November 2, 2018Locked Out; Falling For It; Trafficking Hate; Rants & Raves
October 29, 2018
Beat the Press: October 26, 2018FULL SHOW: Trump & Pipe Bombs; Megyn Kelly's Out; Migrant Caravan; Rants & Raves
October 12, 2018
Beat the Press: October 12, 2018Burying The Lede; Murder Mystery; USA No Way; Rants & Raves
About 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.