This year alone, 43 journalists have been killed while doing their jobs or as a direct result of the work they do. This week, another journalist is presumed dead for the same reason. Jamal Khashoggi disappeared after entering a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey — a mystery worthy of a spy novel.

On this week’s edition of Beat the Press, Emily Rooney was joined by Adam Reilly, of WGBH News; Tom Fiedler, of Boston University; Dan Kennedy, of Northeastern University; and Mike Nikitas, former NECN anchor.