BEAT THE PRESS
2:16 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Beat the Press: Super-Ad Controversy

Who was behind the controversy surrounding Volkswagen's Super Bowl ad?
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Early this week, the media jumped on this Volkswagen Super Bowl ad — calling it offensive and racist. But were people genuinely offended by the advertisement, or was the controversy surrounding its release just media noise?

Plus, we examine Scott Brown's decision to opt out of the special Senate election via a text to the Boston Herald, look at The Boston Globe's "68 Blocks" series, and discuss Baltimore Ravens star Ray Lewis' legacy.

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