August 10, 2018
Pride Or Performance?; Double Standard?; Conspiracy Conundrum; 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.
August 10, 2018
Beat the Press: August 10, 2018Pride Or Performance?; Double Standard?; Conspiracy Conundrum; Rants & Raves
July 27, 2018
Beat the Press: July 27, 2018Misconduct Allegations; Uninvited; Outfoxed?; WBZ Scoop; Rants & Raves
July 20, 2018
Beat the Press: July 20, 2018Caught?; Anchors Aghast; Newsworthy?; Platform Problems; Rants & Raves
July 13, 2018
Beat the Press: July 13, 2018Cleared?; Drawing Comparisons; Rally Routine; Written Out; Rants & Raves
June 29, 2018
Beat the Press: June 29, 2018Mourning News; Civility Debate; Producer Policing; Rants & Raves
June 22, 2018
Beat the Press: June 22, 2018Crossing A Border?; On The Record?; Report Review; 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.