A copy editor at the Patriot Ledger quit his job after his warnings not to print a racial slur quoted in a police report went unheeded, although the online version later edited it out.

In this week’s episode of Beat The Press, Emily Rooney was joined by former CNN White House correspondent Dan Lothian; Jon Keller of WBZ News; Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University; and Callie Crossley of WGBH News.