We’ve talked before about the push to remove David Koch from the board of trustees here at WGBH. Recently, that crusade found its way to a story in Harper’s, which was lobbing wider criticism at public television generally. It’s no surprise PBS took issue with the piece, but the way it responded may not have helped its cause.


Dan Kennedy is a journalism professor at Northeastern University.

Callie Crossley is the host of WGBH News' Under the Radar.

Justin Ellisis a journalist at the Nieman Lab.