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Beat the Press Audio Podcast April 11, 2008

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

Beat the Press Audio Podcast April 25, 2008

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

Beat the Press Audio Podcast Dec. 12, 2008

WGBH's Greater Boston presents Beat the Press - a look at media issues in Boston and beyond. Topics this week: The Chicago Tribune becomes part of the news, a controversial New York Times Magazine cover story, local TV stations collaborate for a digital conversion test and what Jay Leno's primetime move could mean for local news.

Beat the Press Audio Podcast Feb. 13, 2009

WGBH's Greater Boston presents Beat the Press - a look at media issues in Boston and beyond. Topics this week: Evaluating Obama's prime-time news conference; NPR asks Fox News to stop using its affiliation with analyst Juan Williams; did the Today Show miss the ball with the octuplets' mother exclusive?; and former WHDH anchor Randy Price weighs in on the state of local news

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.

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

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