Awkward Allegations In Ortiz Shooting: The shooting of Red Sox Legend David Ortiz has been reported by some outlets as a paid hit. Journalists debate whether it’s worth including details about a potential motive at this point in the reporting, or whether it still constitutes gossip.
Netflix’s Account Of The Central Park Five: The Central Park Five were freed several years ago, after having been found to be wrongfully convicted for the rape of a New York City jogger. The Netflix drama series ‘When They See Us’ has resurrected the case, and created real life consequences for the prosecutor.
Should The Press Repeat Trump’s Nicknames? Journalists have long debated about whether and how frequently to cover the president’s tweets. Some have also said they will no longer repeat his branded nicknames for his opponents.
Rants & Raves: 06/14/19: The panel reviews this week in media.
On this week’s edition of Beat The Press, Emily Rooney was joined by Jon Keller of WBZ News, former CNN White House correspondent Dan Lothian, Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University, and Callie Crossley of WGBH News.