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Beat The Press Video: Rants And Raves

November 15, 2013

Our panel's rants and raves for the week of Nov. 15. 

  • Boston University's Tom Fiedler ranted about CBS correspondent Lara Logan's "hollow" apology for using an unreliable source in her report on the 2012 attack on an American compound in Benghazi. 
  • Northeastern University's Dan Kennedy raved about the (Harrisburg, PA) Patriot-News for apologizing for publishing a sneering editorial in 1863 about the Gettysburg Address.
  • WGBH Radio's Callie Crossley raved for Brian Stelter becoming the new host of CNN’s Reliable Sources.
  • Nieman Journalism Lab's Joshua Benton raved that the copyright suit against Google Books came out in Google's favor. 
  • And Emily Rooney had a rave for The Boston Globe's story this Sunday on a Boston Olympic bid, admitting that Beat the Press might have been too hasty when it questioned an earlier Globe Olympic story in March.

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