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WATCH: Expletive Explanation; Book Backlash; Forced Outing?; Request For Comment


Expletive ExplanationWhen President Donald Trump used vulgar language to describe Haiti and African countries, many media outlets decided to quote it verbatim.
Book Backlash: As Michael Wolff hits the media circuit to promote his new book, he has faced a barrage of questions about his credibility and reporting practices. The book has also raised questions about the role of White House reporters and the challenges they face covering the president.
Forced Outing?: A social media frenzy began after reports that a forthcoming Harper’s Magazine piece by Katie Roiphe would identify the author behind the infamous “shitty media men” list of men in the industry accused of sexual misconduct. Ultimately, the author decided to come forward on her own terms.
Request For Comment: After the death of Erica Garner, the daughter of Eric Garner who died at the hands of New York City police in 2014, her team requested that only black journalist reach out to them about questions regarding her death. Should the media honor that request?
Rants and Raves: A review of the week in media.
On this week’s edition of Beat the Press, Emily Rooney was joined by Adam Reilly of WGBH News, former CNN White House correspondent Dan Lothian, Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University, and Callie Crossley of WGBH News.


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