Throughout the governor’s race, Republican Charlie Baker has showcased his sensitive side. But a mournful moment in a recent debate became a major headache for Baker and sparked a media fact-checking frenzy that may not be over yet. 


Dan Kennedy teaches journalism at Northeastern University.

Callie Crossley hosts WGBH News' Under the Radar.

Margery Eagan co-hosts WGBH News' Boston Public Radio.

Adam Reilly is a reporter for WGBH News.