Journalists from around the world have helped bring to light the devastation of the Yemeni War, including starvation. But in covering such crises, an age-old question arises: Do journalists have a moral obligation to put aside the pen and assist those in need?

On this week’s edition of Beat the Press, Emily Rooney was joined by Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University, Joanna Weiss of Experience Magazine, former CNN White House Correspondent Dan Lothian and Lylah Alphonse of U.S. News and World Report.