The media world was rocked this week when a series of at least a dozen pipe bombs were sent to high-level former government officials and CNN’s headquarters in New York. The attempted attacks immediately sparked finger-pointing, with some in the press blaming the president’s anti-media rhetoric for inspiring the mail bomber and Donald Trump turning the tables back on the mainstream media.

On this week’s edition of Beat the Press, Emily Rooney was joined by Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University, Callie Crossley of WGBH News, Jon Keller of WBZ News and former NECN anchor Mike Nikitas.