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Fri February 28, 2014

What's On Beat The Press Friday, Feb. 28

Gov. Deval Patrick
When asked whether he might run for president, Gov. Deval Patrick said, ""Maybe one day but not the foreseeable future." Did the press overreact to the same comment five weeks later?
Credit Meredith Nierman / WGBH

  • Much ado about "maybe": Did the press overreact to Gov. Deval Patrick's statement that he might "one day, but not the foreseeable future" run for president?

  • Tabloid duped: Philip Seymour Hoffman's friend sues the National Enquirer for libel.

  • Cliche crackdown: The Washington Post lists which words to avoid.

  • Susan Wornick signs off: The veteran WCVB anchor retires from Channel 5.

  • Rants & Raves: What our panel of journalists loved and hated in the media this week.

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