Gillette’s recent “toxic masculinity” ad polarized all corners of the media. Some called it courageous and much-needed. Others dismissed it as patronizing and cynical.

On this week’s edition of Beat the Press, Emily Rooney was joined by Joanna Weiss of Experience Magazine, former WCVB reporter Jorge Quiroga, Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University and Callie Crossley of WGBH News.