When Should The Press Call Something Racist? After President Trump used an age-old racist trope to tweet that four American women of color should “go back” to their ancestral homelands, some media outlets struggled in real time with whether to actually use the word “racist.”
Did The Boston Globe Mishandle Its Reporting On Suffolk D.A. Rachael Rollins? Speaking on WGBH’s Boston Public Radio this week, Rollins critiqued a recent Boston Globe story reviewing her time in office thus far. The Boston Globe said it stood by its reporting.
Should The BBC Have Made A Deal With Iran For Access? The BBC’s domestic news service cut an unusual deal with Iranian authorities, allowing their correspondent into the country as long as his reporting wasn't shared with the BBC’s Persian-language service.
Rants & Raves: 07/19/19: The panel reviews the week in media.
On this week’s edition of Beat The Press, Adam Reilly was in for Emily Rooney. He was joined by Dan Lothian, former CNN White House correspondent; Lylah Alphone of U.S. News & World Report; Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University; and Callie Crossley of WGBH News.