October 12, 2018
Burying The Lede; Murder Mystery; USA No Way; Rants & Raves
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.
October 12, 2018
Beat the Press: October 12, 2018Burying The Lede; Murder Mystery; USA No Way; Rants & Raves
October 5, 2018
Beat the Press: October 5, 2018Opinion Reporting?; Called Out; Blunt Talk; Rants & Raves
September 28, 2018
Beat the Press: September 28, 2018Pressing Too Hard?; Fit To Print?; Covering Chaos; Rants & Raves
September 21, 2018
Beat the Press: September 21, 2018Tip Line; Blown Away; Platform Problems; Rants & Raves
September 14, 2018
Beat the Press: September 14, 2018CBS Turmoil; Armchair Umps; Disclaimer Required?; Rants & Raves
September 7, 2018
Beat the Press: September 7, 2018Anonymous Bombshell; 'Fear' And Fawning; Ronan Farrow vs. NBC; 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.