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Media Chiefs Face Backlash For Defending Articles By Alleged #MeToo Offenders

The heads of Harpers and The New York Review of Books defended their respective outlets decision to publish pieces by John Hockenberry and Jian Ghomeshi — both accused of misconduct. Those explanations were widely panned and, in the case of NYBR’s editor, the backlash was so strong that it led to him leaving job.

On this week’s edition of Beat the Press, Dan Lothian was joined by Joanna Weiss of Experience magazine, Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University, Callie Crossley of WGBH News and former NECN anchor Mike Nikitas.

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