The Boston Hoax: The Police, the Press and the Public
From the 6-part series The Other Side of the News (1990)

This program focuses on the sensational way the Boston media reported the Stuart murder case. The 60 minute program is aimed at helping viewers understand how the media does their job, the problems they face in reporting a story, and why they sometimes fail to do it as well as they might. Moderated by Fred Friendly.

Funders: Equicor, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation