Extortion Accusations: A showdown over a shakedown. Jeff Bezos takes on the National Enquirer.

Ad Fumble? Washington Post employees unhappy with the paper's pricey Super Bowl ad.

Merchant of Truth? Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson accused of plagiarism.

News & Government: A state lawmakers wants to find a way to beef up local journalism.

Rants and Raves 02/08/19: The panel reviews the week in media.

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, Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University and Callie Crossley of WGBH News.