Greater Boston http://wgbhnews.org en What's On Beat The Press Friday, July 25 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-beat-press-friday-july-25 <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/MpDfh1FP0dk" width="560"></iframe></p><div>Coverage of MH17, and the fine line between stoking public outrage, and grossing people out.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Plus, after the return of a mission New Hampshire teen, how hard should the media press for answers?</div><div> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26944 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Thursday, July 24 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-thursday-july-24 <div></div><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/probation-trial-concludes-john-obrien-convicted-fraud">Court reaches a verdict</a> on former Probation Commissioner John O'Brien.</li><li>&nbsp;<a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/anxiety-air-new-dangers-flying-overseas">Anxiety in the air:</a>&nbsp;What are the&nbsp;dangers in international flying?</li><li>Lexington landmark: We take a look at the <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/pyramid-scheme-ponzis-lexington-landmark">birthplace of the Ponzi&nbsp;scheme</a>.</li></ul><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26906 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Thursday, July 24 What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, July 23 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-wednesday-july-23 <p></p><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/boston-summer-olympics">Talk of the 2024 Summer Olympics</a> coming to Boston has&nbsp;sparked plenty of debate.</li><li>How should the U.S. respond to foreign policy crises around the world? <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/foreign-policy-crises-how-should-us-respond">BU's Andrew Bacevich joins us</a></li><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/outside-box-will-festival-return">Ted Cutler</a> tells us about the future of the Outside the Box festival in Boston.</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26827 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, July 23 What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, July 22 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-tuesday-july-22 <p></p><ul><li class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As protests continue, <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/how-market-basket-debacle-has-affected-brand">we look at how the conflict is affecting the Market Basket brand</a>.</span></li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/climate-change-threat-new-england-fisheries">Climate change threat</a>: How rising ocean temperatures could threaten New England's seafood industry.</span></li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/meet-jibo-and-maker-worlds-first-family-robot"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Meet </span>Jibo</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">: The creator of the world's first family robot is here. &nbsp;</span></li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26791 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, July 22 What's On Greater Boston Monday, July 21 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-monday-july-21 <div></div><ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Why thousands of employees are taking a stand in the Market Basket family feud. <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/grocery-fury-market-basket-employees-protest-ceo-firing">Hear from one who was fired over the weekend.</a></span><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/grocery-fury-market-basket-employees-protest-ceo-firing">&nbsp;</a></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">Why global warming is a serious concern for local historians, <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/interactive-map-what-boston-would-look-if-sea-levels-surged">and what Boston would look like if sea levels surged</a>.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/genetic-breakthrough-discovery-has-potential-wipe-out-malaria">Gene drives</a>: A genetic engineering breakthrough that could upend everything we know about natural selection.&nbsp;</span></li></ul><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="color: rgb(12, 76, 162); margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26696 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Monday, July 21 What's On Beat The Press Friday, July 18 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-beat-press-friday-july-18 <ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/misogyny-sports-radio-apology-enough">Another sports radio host in hot water for sexist comments</a>. Does an apology cut it?</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/illegal-immigration-when-journalism-and-activism-collide">Illegal immigration</a>: When journalism and activism collide.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/reporting-rape-new-york-times-embroiled-debate-campus-sexual-assault">"Reporting Rape"</a>:&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;A story about a campus assault puts the New York Times in the middle of a roiling public debate.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/rants-raves-week-media-19">Rants &amp; Raves</a>: What our panel of journalism experts loved and hated in the media this week.</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26651 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Thursday, July 17 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-thursday-july-17 <div></div><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/immigration-crisis-gov-patrick-considers-housing-children-mass">Immigration crisis</a>: How should Massachusetts respond to the flood of Central American children crossing the border?</li></ul><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/partners-merger-hospitals-push-back-against-expansion-plan">Partners merger</a>: Why some area hospitals are crying foul over plans to expand the state's biggest health-care system.</li></ul><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/charles-w-morgan-century-old-whaler-returns-sea">Charles W. Morgan</a>: A century-old whaling ship returns to the sea with a new mission.</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26588 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Thursday, July 17 What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, July 16 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-wednesday-july-16 <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After a nightmarish customer service call goes viral, <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/customer-disservice-cambridge-searches-comcast-alternatives">we look at the plan to free Cambridge from the clutches of Comcast</a>. &nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li class="p1">The newly launched Haystack app directs drivers to open parking spots for $3 a pop. But Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is already putting the brakes on the business. <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/haystack-clashes-boston-mayor-over-pay-public-parking-app">Haystack CEO Eric Meyer joins us</a>. &nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/race-governor-don-berwick-buffer-zones-probation-dept-trial-partners">Don Berwick</a>: The candidate for governor joins us for our post-Democratic Convention round of gubernatorial interviews.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/jamie-wyeth-retrospective-mfa">Jamie Wyeth at the MFA</a>: Jared Bowen interviewed the realist painter and got an overview of the first retrospective of his work.</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26517 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, July 16 What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, July 15 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-tuesday-july-15 <div></div><ul><li class="p1">Speaker Robert DeLeo is feeling the heat from the Probation Department corruption trial. <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/deleos-dilemma-house-speaker-embroiled-probation-trial">Our political analysts weigh in</a>.</li></ul><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/hollywood-loves-boston-should-we-love-it-back">Our focus on the Massachusetts movie industry continues</a>. We look at whether film tax credits cost the state too much and whether Boston is being portrayed in a flattering light on the silver screen.</li></ul><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/one-one-congressional-candidate-john-devine">John Devine</a>: The candidate for the 6th Congressional District seat discusses his platform.&nbsp;</li></ul><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26481 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, July 15 What's On Greater Boston Monday, July 14 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-monday-july-14 <p></p><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/religious-objection-salem-cuts-ties-gordon-college">Religious objection</a>: How the city of Salem landed at the center of a national debate over religious freedom and civil rights.&nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/devens-sound-stage-promises-boon-bay-state-film-industry">FOCUS report</a>: Can a&nbsp;sound stage an hour from the city lure more movies to Massachusetts?</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/mass-child-advocate-discusses-new-findings-infant-death-dangers">Infant death danger</a>: The state's child advocate addresses the higher rate infants deaths in families under DCF supervision.&nbsp;</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:04:07 +0000 WGBH News 26373 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Monday, July 14 What's On Beat The Press Friday, July 11 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-beat-press-friday-july-11 <ul><li><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/tweet-prompts-npr-warning-staffers">Twitter censor</a></span>: A tweet prompts an NPR warning to its staffers.</p></li><li><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/when-headlines-distract-story">A headline goes too far?</a></span>&nbsp;When being provocative overpowers the message.</p></li><li><p class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/mass-confusion-perils-quoting-first-responders"><span class="s1">"Mass confusion"</span></a>: The perils of quoting first responders.</p></li><li><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/whitewashing-news-google-and-facebook-have-their-own-agenda">Whitewashing the news</a></span>: Facebook and Google accused of manipulating the news you see.</p></li><li><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/rants-raves-week-media-18">Rants &amp; Raves</a></span>: What our panel loved and hated in the media this week</p></li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:11:25 +0000 WGBH News 26321 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Thursday, July 10 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-thursday-july-10 <div><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/deadly-lowell-fire-coincides-victor-rosario-release" style="line-height: 1.5;">Tragic coincidence</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">: Seven die in a fire in Lowell as new questions arise about fatal fire from 32 years ago.&nbsp;</span></li></ul></div><ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/concord-museum-recalls-shot-heard-round-world-hour-hour">A revolutionary look at the Revolutionary War</a>, as the Concord Museum presents an hour-by-hour account of the battle that produced the shot heard round the world.&nbsp;</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/fenway-marks-25th-anniversary-field-dreams">"Field of Dreams"</a>: Why the film resonates 25 years later.</span></li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26238 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Thursday, July 10 What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, July 9 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-wednesday-july-9 <div></div><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/back-northern-ireland-columnist-kevin-cullens-take-lingering-troubles">Lingering troubles</a>: From Chestnut Hill to Belfast, how an ill-fated history project continues to roil Northern Ireland. &nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/developer-don-chiofaros-plan-transform-bostons-waterfront">Transforming Boston's waterfront</a>: Developer Don Chiofaro touts his new vision. &nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/hens-and-honeybees-find-home-boston">Raising chickens in the city</a>: is it fair or foul? &nbsp;</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="color: rgb(12, 76, 162); margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 26198 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, July 9 What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, July 8 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-tuesday-july-8 <div></div><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/meet-bostons-new-fire-commissioner-joseph-finn">Commissioner Joseph Finn</a>: Meet the new man in command of the Boston Fire Department.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/new-prescription-kids-go-outside">Doctor's orders</a>: Why some pediatricians are prescribing outdoor playtime. &nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/race-governor-grossman-campaign-trail">Steve Grossman</a>: Hear from the Democratic candidate for governor.</li></ul><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:09:13 +0000 WGBH News 26159 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, July 8 What's On Greater Boston Monday, July 7 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-monday-july-7 <div></div><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/death-milford-quarry-and-difficulty-keeping-thrill-seekers-safe">Death at a Massachusetts quarry</a>: Why it's so difficult to keep thrill-seekers safe.</li></ul><ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/acton-widow-two-year-wait-late-husbands-va-medical-appointment">Veterans affairs</a>: An Acton veteran finally gets an appointment at a local VA hospital two years after his death.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/go-play-outside-are-kids-getting-too-much-screen-time">Screen time versus playtime</a>: How technology is changing the way we raise our kids.</span></li></ul><ul><li><a href="http://www.wgbh.org/programs/Open-Studio-With-Jared-Bowen-2162/episodes/Designer-Eugene-Lee-MFAs-Malcolm-Rogers-51797">Eugene Lee</a>: WGBH News Arts Editor Jared Bowen recently traveled to the distinguished set designer's home to find out where he draws his inspiration.</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 25990 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Monday, July 7 Beat The Press Fourth Of July Special http://wgbhnews.org/post/beat-press-fourth-july-special <p>We're celebrating the Fourth of July with a civics lesson rooted in the Fourth Estate and some recent cases in which the First Amendment clashed with the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 25991 at http://wgbhnews.org Beat The Press Fourth Of July Special The Must-Read Books Of The Summer http://wgbhnews.org/post/must-read-books-summer <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="338" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Ra-9JZFd7wE?rel=0" width="601"></iframe></p><p class="p1">Whether you’re soaking up the sun on the beach or riding out a rainstorm in a cozy cabin, a good read is the perfect companion. A panel of local writers shared some titles worth devouring this summer.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:48:05 +0000 WGBH News 25982 at http://wgbhnews.org The Must-See Movies Of The Summer http://wgbhnews.org/post/must-see-movies-summer <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="338" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/4Fmn9uOLitQ?rel=0" width="601"></iframe></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We’ve brought together a panel of critics who’ve curated the must-see movies of the summer, from the loud-and-proud blockbusters to darling little indies.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:47:31 +0000 WGBH News 25975 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, July 2 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-wednesday-july-2 <p></p><ul class="ul1"><li class="li1">With buffer zones rebuffed, state leaders look for a workaround, and <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/planned-parenthood-ceo-supreme-court-buffer-zone-ruling">we hear form the CEO of Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts</a>.</li></ul><ul class="ul1"><li class="li3">What it's like inside the <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/inside-underwater-lab-carrying-legacy-jacques-cousteau">underwater lab</a> carrying on the legacy of Jacques&nbsp;Cousteau.&nbsp;</li></ul><ul class="ul1"><li class="li3"><span class="s1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/mfa-hands-treasured-antiquities-back-nigeria">African antiquities</a></span>: The MFA discovers stolen art in its own collection and rights a decade's old wrong. &nbsp;</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 25896 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, July 2 What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, July 1 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-tuesday-july-1 <p></p><p></p><ul class="ul1"><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From the emergency room visits to routine exams, </span><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/treating-substance-abuse-asking-every-patient" style="line-height: 1.5;">why Mass General will soon screen all patients for drug and alcohol abuse</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></li></ul><ul class="ul1"><li class="li3"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/bringing-commercial-farming-back-boston">Farming in the urban jungle</a>: Learn about the green thumbs sprouting up around Boston. &nbsp;</li></ul><ul class="ul1"><li class="li3"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/myth-spoiled-child-bucks-conventional-parenting-wisdom">Bucking conventional wisdom about spoiling your kids</a>: Author&nbsp;Alfie&nbsp;Kohn is here.&nbsp;</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 25848 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, July 1 What's On Greater Boston Monday, June 30 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-monday-june-30 <div><div></div><ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/supreme-court-watcher-kent-greenfield-examines-2014-session">Taking the temperature of the Supreme Court</a>, following more hot–button decisions.</span></li></ul></div><ul><li class="p1">Why are more and more young people taking an interest in agriculture? <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/athol-learning-rhythm-farm-life">We find out at a unique farming school in Athol</a>.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/highland-street-foundations-free-fun-fridays-open-art-everyone">Free Fun Fridays</a>: F<span style="line-height: 1.5;">ind out who's picking up the tab at cultural institutions across the Commonwealth.</span></li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">​</span><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/marisa-defranco-facing-tierney-and-tisei-congressional-race" style="line-height: 1.5;">6th Congressional District</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">: Democratic candidate Marisa </span>DeFranco<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;talks about her campaign and facing incumbent John Tierney.&nbsp;</span></li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 25724 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Monday, June 30 What's On Beat The Press Friday, June 27 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-beat-press-friday-june-27 <ul><li><p><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/anchors-away-sawyer-muir-out">Anchors away!</a> Diane Sawyer steps down, and David Muir steps in at ABC News.</p></li><li><p class="p1">The Supreme Court pulled the plug on Aereo, but is the <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/aereo-ruling-victory-or-setback-tv-industry">ruling a victory or a setback</a> for the TV industry?</p></li><li><p class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/risky-reporting-al-jazeera-convictions-spark-outcry-worldwide">Risky reporting</a>: The worldwide outcry after Al Jazeera journalists are jailed for doing their job.</p></li><li><p class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/weasel-words-gambling-versus-gaming">Is it "gaming" or "gambling"?</a> How the media buys into weasel words that affect the debate . &nbsp;</p></li><li><p class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/rants-raves-week-media-17">Rants &amp; Raves</a>: This week in media.</p></li></ul><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 25681 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Thursday, June 26 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-thursday-june-26 <p></p><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/why-free-speech-trumped-right-avoid-harrassment">Massachusetts buffer zones struck down</a>: Why free speech trumped the right to avoid harassment.</li></ul><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/umass-boston-turns-50">UMass Boston marks 50 years</a>: We discuss the state of public higher education with Chancellor Keith Motley.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1">Plus, a preview of the new <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/whitey-documentary-explores-governments-role-case">Whitey Bulger documentary</a>, opening Friday. &nbsp;</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 25618 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Thursday, June 26 What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, June 25 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-wednesday-june-25 <div></div><ul><li>The Supreme Court pulled the plug on&nbsp;Aereo. <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/aereo-supreme-court-rulings-impact-innovation">We discuss the implications and what the company might do next</a>. &nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/talking-politics-sjc-casino-ruling-partners-agreement-tisei-versus-tierney">Talking politics</a>: A roundup of the&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">several political stories making headlines this week.</span></li></ul><ul><li><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/remembering-lauren-call-action-memory-murdered-teen">Remembering Lauren</a>: The parents of murdered teen Lauren&nbsp;Astley&nbsp;have turned their grief into a call for action.</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 25578 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, June 25 What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, June 24 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-tuesday-june-24 <div></div><ul><li class="p1">Voters will decide the future of gambling in Massachusetts. <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/anti-casino-former-ag-casino-repeal-referendum">The consequences of the SJC ruling for casinos and the upcoming election</a>.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/department-disruption-food-trucks-and-their-discontents">Four walls versus four wheels</a>: How Boston's food trucks continue to disrupt the city's culinary status quo.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/madeleine-albright-gets-right-point-even-wellesley-college">"Pin diplomacy"</a>: Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright's broach collection is on display at Wellesley College.</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 25526 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, June 24 What's On Greater Boston Monday, June 23 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-monday-june-23 <ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/how-uber-has-disrupted-bostons-transportation-status-quo">Disrupting the status quo</a>: Our FOCUS report looks at transportation innovations that are rewriting the rules of the road.</li></ul><ul><li class="p2"><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/harvard-foreign-policy-expert-weighs-unraveling-iraq">Middle East unraveling</a>: Foreign policy expert Nicholas Burns weighs in on the crisis in Iraq and how the United States should respond.</span></li></ul><ul><li class="p2"><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/keolis-deputy-gm-talks-taking-over-commuter-rail-operations">Control of the Commuter Rail is about the change hands</a>. The deputy general manager of Keolis&nbsp;joined us.</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 25401 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Beat The Press Friday, June 20 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-beat-press-friday-june-20 <ul><li><p class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/pundit-problem-neocons-point-fingers-over-iraq">Pundit problem?</a>&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">As Iraq falls apart,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">are discredited voices from the far-right being given an outsized platform?</span></span></p></li><li><p class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/fit-print-outrage-over-image-dead-child">Fit to print?</a> We weigh in on the uproar over a heartbreaking image from the aftermath of a tornado.</span></p></li><li><p class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/online-comments-do-they-add-value">Online comments</a>: Do they add value?</span></p></li><li><p class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/wizard-oz-tough-medicine-tv-doctor">Dr. Oz on the hot seat</a>: The TV doc gets an earful from Congress for making questionable claims.</p></li><li><p class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/rants-raves-week-media-16">Rants &amp; Raves</a>: This week in media.</p></li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 25366 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Thursday, June 19 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-thursday-june-19 <p></p><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/seeing-red-washington-redskins-trademark-revoked">The debate over the Washington Redskins name is re-ignited</a>. We hear from voices on both sides of the issue. &nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/offshore-wind-farms-feds-encourage-more-development">Offshore wind farms</a>: Why turbines could soon be dotting the waters off New England.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/hiawatha-bray-reviews-latest-gadgets-and-gizmos">The hottest new tech gadgets to hit the market</a>: Are they game changers or just a flash in the pan? &nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/give-more-you-take-unique-portrait-1980s">“Give More Than You Take”</a>:&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WGBH Arts Editor Jared Bowen shares his take on that show that finds light in the darkness.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></li></ul><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 25304 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Thursday, June 19 What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, June 18 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-wednesday-june-18 <div></div><ul><li class="p1">The surviving Marathon bombing suspect wants his trial moved out of Boston. <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/boston-legal-experts-examine-tsarnaevs-request-have-trial-out-town">Legal experts weigh in</a>. &nbsp; &nbsp;</li></ul><ul><li class="p1">Lyme disease is a dangerous condition that's difficult to diagnosis. Now a <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/lyme-disease-test-results-called-question">new investigation</a> finds widely used tests for the disease aren't getting good results.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/anti-casino-groups-ballot-initiative">Repeal effort</a>: Hear from the campaign manager of an anti-casino ballot initiative.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/new-life-old-fashioned-drive">Drive-in revival</a>: New life for the&nbsp;old-fashioned Mendon Theater. &nbsp;</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:11:51 +0000 WGBH News 25262 at http://wgbhnews.org What's On Greater Boston Wednesday, June 18 What's On Greater Boston Tuesday, June 17 http://wgbhnews.org/post/whats-greater-boston-tuesday-june-17 <ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/how-new-england-revolution-developing-tomorrows-us-world-cup-talent">Soccer in America</a>: How a change to youth training could finally make the U.S. competitive internationally.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/mbtas-new-zero-tolerance-phone-policy">No-phone zone</a>: Former transportation secretary James Aloisi&nbsp;discusses the MBTA's new zero-tolerance policy.</li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/juliette-kayyem-reflects-gubernatorial-candidacy"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Juliette </span>Kayyem</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">: The former candidate for governor reflects on her candidacy and what's next.</span></li></ul><ul><li class="p1"><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/former-cia-operative-jack-devine-pens-memoir">Jack Devine</a>: The CIA veteran opens up about what it was like inside the spy agency during the Cold War era.</li></ul><p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Email us at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:GreaterBoston@WGBH.org" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">GreaterBoston@WGBH.org</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 04:00:01 +0000 WGBH News 25189 at http://wgbhnews.org