Callie Crossley

Callie Crossley is the host of Under the Radar with Callie Crossley, which airs on Sunday evenings from 6:00 to 7 p.m. on WGBH, 89.7 FM. Her weekly commentaries air Mondays during Morning Edition.Crossley is also a public speaker and television and radio commentator for national and local programs, including CNN’s Reliable Sources, the PBS NewsHour and PRI’s The Takeaway. She also appears weekly on WGBH-TV’s Beat the Press, examining local and national media coverage, Basic Black, focusing on current events concerning communities of color, and Fox 25 Boston’s Morning Show.A former producer for ABC News 20/20, Ms. Crossley is a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow, guest-lecturing at colleges and universities about media literacy, media and politics and the intersection of race, gender and media.She has two Harvard Fellowships--from the Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government. Crossley was a producer for Blackside Inc.’s “Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years,”which earned her an Oscar® nomination, a National Emmy, and the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Award (Gold Baton). For Boston Public Radio, Crossley has earned the AP, Edward R. Murrow and Clarion awards.


Reasons to hate Facebook


Claims that Facebook deliberately manipulated stories on its list of trending topics undercuts its role as one of the world’s most powerful tools for 21st century communication, writes Callie Crossley.


Is the US making it too hard to vote?

Global Politics

The case for all-female rideshares

George Wallace Donald Trump

Are we reliving the candidacy of George Wallace through Donald Trump?

Global Politics
Harvard Law building

Separating the wheat: Truth, shame and (slave) history at Harvard Law

peyton manning

Callie Crossley: The NFL has an ‘UnSuper’ record on sexual assault


Will Peyton Manning be the latest player to get a pass on sexual assault?

Beyonce at super bowl

What Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ means to the Clinton, Sanders battle

Global Politics

Should Hillary Clinton be channelling Beyoncé to win younger female voters?

Tamir Rice (L) and Ethan Couch.

A tale of two fates: Tamir Rice and Ethan Couch


Callie Crossley asks whether the cases of Tamir Rice and Ethan Couch answer the debate about the power of fate versus free will.

Gratitude Tag

Another New Year’s list you should make — and check twice


What were you grateful for in 2015?

Daniel Holtzclaw

Callie Crossley: ‘I cry for them’


No matter the court victory the victims of Daniel Holtzclaw won – and Bill Cosby’s accusers hope to win – all of them have been scarred for life, writes Callie Crossley.