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Beat the Press Audio Podcast April 04, 2008

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

Beat the Press Audio Podcast April 18, 2008

WGBH's Greater Boston presents Beat the Press. Topics this week - how the local media covered the pope's first US visit, ABC faces criticism for its presidential debate, local freebie BostonNow folds and a renewed push for a federal shield law.

Beat the Press Audio Podcast Aug. 29, 2008

WGBH's Greater Boston presents Beat the Press - a look at media issues in Boston and beyond. Topics this week: What the network coverage missed at the Democratic National Convention, an ABC reporter is arrested in Denver, and when can a reporter break a confidentiality agreement?

Beat the Press Audio Podcast Dec. 19, 2008

WGBH's Greater Boston presents Beat the Press - a look at media issues in Boston and beyond. This week, our annual Beat the Press Year in Review: Media bias in 2008, changes in the media landscape, notable media blunders and remembering members of the media who passed away this year.

Beat the Press Audio Podcast Feb. 06, 2009

WGBH's Greater Boston presents Beat the Press - a look at media issues in Boston and beyond. Topics this week: is President Obama too media-accessible?; a contemporary artist in hot water with the AP; Madoff whistle-blower Harry Markopolos calls out the Wall Street Journal; and how much longer will online news be free?

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. 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 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.

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