Since the election of Donald Trump, few questions have divided the press more than whether or not to call the president a liar. New York Times White House correspondent Maggie Haberman reignited that debate when she sent out this tweet last weekend saying, "Trump told two demonstrable falsehoods this AM," referring to immigration policy and an off-the-record press briefing. Many attacked Haberman, asking why she didn’t call what Trump said “lies,” plain and simple. Emily was joined by WGBH's Adam Reilly, Lylah Alphonse of the U.S. News & World Report, Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University, and former CNN White House correspondent Dan Lothian.
WGBH NewsOctober 19, 2018 06:57 PM
Rants And Raves: 10/19/18The panel reviews the week in media.
WGBH NewsOctober 19, 2018 06:56 PM
What Was The Globe’s Goal In Turning The Spotlight On Aaron Hernandez’s Life, Again?At roughly 40,000 print words and four hours of podcasts, “Gladiator” is a bold effort by the Globe’s Spotlight Team to attract consumers who might not be as familiar with the story as we are locally.
WGBH NewsOctober 19, 2018 06:51 PM
The Washington Post Finds Itself Covering The Possible Murder Of One Of Their OwnWhile there is no definitive proof yet, it appears certain that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Turkey on October 2.
WGBH NewsOctober 19, 2018 06:50 PM
Did The Media Miss The Mark On Warren’s DNA Reveal?Warren’s attempt to put that question to rest this week only seemed to provoke additional media scrutiny.