May 18, 2018
Verify; Papa Paparazzi; Restaurant Racism?; Sound Off; 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.
April 6, 2018
Beat the Press: April 6, 2018On Script; Caravan Coverage; Boycott!; Rants & Raves
March 30, 2018
Beat the Press: March 30, 2018Roseanne-Colored Glasses; Journalism vs. Activism; Break-In News
March 23, 2018
Beat the Press: March 23, 2018Suspect Coverage; Who Cares?; One Way Street?; Rants & Raves
March 16, 2018
Beat the Press: March 16, 2018Stormy Brew; Bad Intel; Mea Culpa; Rants & Raves
March 9, 2018
Beat the Press: March 9, 2018Non-Stop Nunberg; Hopeless; Q & Nay; Rants & Raves
March 2, 2018
Beat the Press: March 2, 2018Making Waves; Bad Faith; Courting Conservatives; Too Much Fringe?
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.