It’s common knowledge that movies about real events take liberties with the facts. But when the events in question involve journalists at work, maybe our standards should be higher.

On this week’s edition of Beat the Press, Emily Rooney was joined by former CNN White House Correspondent Dan Lothian, Tom Fiedler of Boston University (who was recently portrayed in the film The Front Runner), Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University and Callie Crossley of WGBH News.