Host Emily Rooney and guests examine the news of the day, offering in-depth analysis and local perspectives. Greater Boston airs weeknights at 7pm on WGBH 2 and online. Watch segments anytime at WGBHnews.org.:
After the brazen murder of two police officers in New York City, the chief of the Chelsea Police Department joins us to discuss how he and his officers are responding.
We'll talk about why replacing destroyed wetlands is so difficult and so vital with a wildlife biologist and an environmental attorney.
MIT biophysicist Jeremy England presents his new theory of the origin of life.
Did the mega-popular podcast "Serial" live up to the hype? Northeastern University's Dan Kennedy and WGBH's Adam Reilly, who's guest hosting tonight, have listened to the whole thing and will share their thoughts.
After a 2014 chock full of cable-news calamities and conspiracy theories, some major departures and big promises to change the media landscape as we know it, our panel reflects on it all:
Disruptors: From Chris Hughes to Pierre Omidyar to Marissa Mayer, self-styled media disrupters who thought they could shake up a moribund business model had a difficult year.
Calamity News Now: For years, it was Fox on the right, MSNBC on the left, and CNN squarely in the middle. But this year, a revamped CNN has struggled to find its voice (and viewers) as it capitalized on major disasters, and MSNBC slid into irrelevance. [09:49]
Exit, Stage Left: There were the usual comings and goings in the media this year, but by far the most drama was in the departures, with several marquee names taking an exit. [16:40]
Media Obits: We pay tribute to some of the notable media figures we lost this year. [26:07]
After 18 years at the helm, Emily Rooney is hanging up her hosting hat. We look back at some of her most memorable interviews during this special, hour-long tribute, hosted in part by Gov. Deval Patrick.
The holiday season is the perfect time to kick back and watch a movie or curl up with a good book. We’ve assembled a panel of notable local authors to share some must-reads that also make great gifts. And our critics will tell you which new flicks are worth the price of admission.
As Emily Rooney prepares to scale back her anchoring duties, we're inviting back guests who've made an impact over the past 18 years. If you missed her "Emily's List" interviews, join us for a special encore presentation.
Obamacare consultant Jonathan Gruber appeared on Greater Boston this week to talk about his recent controversial comments caught on tape. But Rush Limbaugh didn't think Emily Rooney was tough enough on him.
This week, we're taking on ourselves. Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh doesn’t think Emily Rooney was tough enough on Obamacare Architect Jonathon Gruber, who was caught on tape calling the American people stupid.