Covering a hurricane is difficult and dangerous work. Reporters try to get as close to the action for as long as possible to give viewers at home minute-by-minute updates. But are some reporters guilty of dialing up a little drama to enhance coverage?

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.