When iHeart Media acquired several Boston radio stations in 2017, it was known that the company would need to make massive cuts at some point to deal with its multi-billion dollar debt. That day of reckoning arrived this week.

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.