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Beat the Press Audio Podcast Feb. 01, 2008

WGBH's Greater Boston presents Beat the Press. Topics this week - local media's coverage of the Patriots before the Super Bowl, WRKO's Tom Finneran takes a lobbying job, The Washington Post's new magazine for African-Americans and the media trivializes the Obama-Clinton "snub."

Beat the Press Audio Podcast Feb. 15, 2008

WGBH's Greater Boston presents Beat the Press. Topics this week - Hillary Clinton lashes out at MSNBC for sexist remarks, Roger Clemens goes before Congress, and NECN's Phil Balboni undertakes a new international news venture.

Beat the Press Audio Podcast Jan. 09, 2009

WGBH's Greater Boston presents Beat the Press - a look at media issues in Boston and beyond. Topics this week: Is the press getting the real story out of Gaza?; online comments create a censorship issue; WBZ radio lets more people go; Caroline Kennedy gets grilled by the press

Beat the Press Audio Podcast Jan. 23, 2009

WGBH's Greater Boston presents Beat the Press - a look at media issues in Boston and beyond. Topics this week: Caroline Kennedy takes a beating from the press after she withdraws her name as a US Senate candidate; the first White House news briefing gets testy; the Presidential Inauguration draws crowds to the Internet; and personal tycoons set their sights on major newspapers.

Beat the Press Audio Podcast April 03, 2009

WGBH's Greater Boston presents Beat the Press - a look at media issues in Boston and beyond. Topics this week: WHDH upsets NBC with plans to broadcast more local news instead of Jay Leno; was the press coverage of Marian Walsh unfair?; A Hartford, Conn., newspaper merges with two TV stations.

Beat the Press Audio Podcast Jan. 25, 2008

WGBH's Greater Boston presents Beat the Press. Topics this week - growing evidence that the press just doesn't like Hillary Clinton, newsroom cuts, and Fox 25 anchors take a lie detector test.

Beat the Press Audio Podcast Jan. 18, 2008

WGBH's Greater Boston presents Beat the Press. Topics this week - An AP reporter argues with Mitt Romney, Randy Moss addresses assault claims, Metro Boston up for sale, and Ms. Magazine rejects a pro-Israel ad.

Beat the Press Audio Podcast Jan. 16, 2009

WGBH's Greater Boston presents Beat the Press - a look at media issues in Boston and beyond. Topics this week: A New York plane crash puts cold weather coverage on ice; Boston University's new investigative journalism initiative; a new Boston-based international news Web site launches; and should the diversity of the White House press corps matter?

Beat the Press Audio Podcast Jan. 11, 2008

WGBH's Greater Boston presents Beat the Press. Topics this week - the New Hampshire primary coverage, Roger Clemens' media blitz, and Parade magazine's Bhutto cover.

Beat the Press Audio Podcast Feb. 29, 2008

WGBH's Greater Boston presents Beat the Press - a look at media issues in Boston and beyond.

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